Residential Design

VOL.6 2018

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

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1 2 3 SITE PLAN 1. Residence 2. Parking 3. Road 1 1 1 2 3 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 LOWER LEVEL PLAN 1. Guest Bed 2. Guest Bath 3. Mud 4. Linen 5. Lounge 6. Office 7. Entry 8. Entry Deck 9. Outdoor Shower 10. Ext Stair 11. Storage 12. Int Stair 13. Deck 1 2 3 4 6 5 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 13 13 UPPER LEVEL PLAN 1. Kitchen 2. Living 3. Dining 4. Deck 5. Pool Deck 6. Pool 7. Master Bed 8. Master Bath 9. Master Cl 10. Pantry 11. Powder 12. Int Stair 13. Ext Stair Weather Vane The sense of being on the ocean is palpable. Paul chose an earthy yet refined palette of materials that records the effects of nature and blends with the landscape. Weathered horizontal mahogany decking spans between the bluestone walls—a counterpoint to the vertically run bluestone—and covers the underside of roof overhangs, the stairs, and the exterior walls, while oak warms the interior floors and ceilings. Like the bluestone, all of the wood was sourced locally. The pale, calm interiors bear some of the quietly ingenious design moves that Paul is known for. Lightweight white curtains register the movement of sunlight and air, rendering the intangible tangible. "We talked about how windy it is there," he says. "We used a lot of hidden roll-down shades, but we wanted to put curtains that flutter in the wind on the large sliding doors" off the kitchen and dining room. The wind "is something that's unseen but part of the experience." In another nod to the elements, wooden louvers hang on canvas hinges under an oversized skylight that stretches across the kitchen ceiling. The louvers sway in the ocean breezes, casting dynamic patterns of light and providing shade much like a tree's canopy. An elongated variation of those louvers forms a beach-appropriate chandelier under lighting at the dining room table. And large, flat skylights sit flush with the deck out- side the dining area, brightening the office and lounge below. Structural gymnastics notwith- standing, the building is simple but leaves nothing to be desired. "In a lot of architecture, the experience is made by the materials, details, form, and geometry," Paul says. "I feel like this experience is more about 67 VOL. 6, 2018 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM

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