Williamsburg Residence

Williamsburg Residence

This house, a modernist villa for a Virginian family, will occupy a prominent lakefront site in Williamsburg, Virginia. Surrounded by water on three sides, distinct forms are clad in travertine stone, bronze plate, and glass. The plan is positioned to maximize landscape views and natural light from both private and public spaces. Market Segment: Residential…

Eastern Shore Residence

Eastern Shore Residence

A new vernacular home on a remote stretch of Virginia’s Eastern shore sits on raised wood piles nestled within a forested landscape along the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. On approach, we intended for the house to appear “settled” within this quiet and very rural landscape. To ameliorate the visual condition of a raised pile…

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Richmond Row House

Richmond Row House

Richmond, Virginia is a city of orderly row houses and an historic urban context as rich as Charleston, Georgetown, or Philadelphia. It is rare to happen upon a vacant urban lot, and even rarer that it be in a designated Historic District. We have designed a decidedly modernist urban Row House in Richmond’s historic Jackson…

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Piedmont Residence

Piedmont Residence

In the rolling Piedmont landscape of rural Goochland County, Virginia will sit a new house, positioned to take advantage of a wide pond view with a U-Shaped plan defining an outdoor rear terrace. The design concept is inspired by the notion of an early American ruin that has been re-inhabited. On axis through a path…

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River Gardens

River Gardens

Wilmington, NC holds the largest concentration of antebellum residential architecture in North Carolina. The site is a seam between the city’s 19th and 20th century commercial core to the North, and the dense antebellum neighborhood to the South. The Cape Fear River flows just west of the site. The challenge is to create a 58…

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James River Residence

James River Residence

The client requested a home that was organized around a central living space and provided wide views of the James River to the north. Our response was to place the 3,500 SF house in a linear orientation parallel to the primary contours of the river. Organized along an art gallery, the scheme is comprised of…

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