Residential Design

VOL.5 2018

A business-to-business magazine focused on the collaborative process and talented work of residential architects and custom homebuilders.

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ist Norman Bluhm that hangs on the living room wall. The construction crew rebuilt the brick fireplace to match the original. They also restored some of the wood furniture, the living room's teak flooring, and the distinctive handmade teak wall with a vertical routed texture that separates the living and dining area from the kitchen. New versions of the original wall-washer can lights were sourced and installed. "We essentially modernized every- thing, approaching it with an aesthetic that would match the spirit of a 1960s modern beach house," Stuart says. "We used a lot of synthetics, trying not to get overly fussy." In place of tradi- tional midcentury 1x3 baseboard trim and window and door casings, the trim sits flush with the Sheetrock, separated by a thin channel or riglet. Despite its good bones and breeding, the house has a laid-back vibe befitting its place in the sand, and the clients have fully embraced it as a summer residence. They even tend the restored vegetable garden tucked into the side of the dune. "The owners love it and are there as often as they can be," Stuart says. —Cheryl Weber Double Diamond House Quogue, N.Y. PROJECT SIZE: 3,830 square feet ARCHITECT: Stuart Disston, AIA; project manager: Josh Rosensweig, Austin Patterson Disston, Southport, Conn., and Quogue, N.Y. BUILDER: George Vickers, George E. Vickers Enterprises, Westhampton Beach, N.Y. INTERIOR DESIGNER: Giovanni Foronie Lo Faro, Bridgewater, Conn. LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: Susan Leitner, New York PROJECT SIZE: 3,830 square feet SITE SIZE: 2.1 acres CONSTRUCTION COST: Withheld PHOTOGRAPHER: Tria Giovan KEY PRODUCTS CLADDING: Boral TruExterior and Azek PVC COUNTERTOPS: Glassos DISHWASHER: Miele FLOORING: La Moda Tile KITCHEN AND BATH CABINETRY: Henrybuilt PAINT: Benjamin Moore OVEN/RANGE/COOKTOP: Wolf REFRIGERATOR: Sub-Zero ROOFING: EPDM SINKS: Kohler WINDOWS: Fleetwood This page: The exteriors were in various states of disrepair, typical of less durable materials of the period. The team replicated key elements with cutting-edge, weather-worthy substitutes. An outdoor shower is a new addition. 68 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM VOL. 5, 2018 DESIGN LAB INVENTION AND REINVENTION

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