Residential Design

VOL4 2019

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

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their cost, and this was one place they did. In exchange we scrapped the idea of a putting green on the roof." Scrim Scramble With privacy a major concern, the team created layers, suggestions of enclosure between the house and road. Arriv- ing visitors drive through a screen of plantings, park in the forecourt, and cross a small mahogany "bridge" to the front door. (The subterranean garage is around back under the media room and courtyard, navigated with a precise, three-point turn). Inside, sliding mesh screens define the foyer and lightly veil the double-height central living room. Beyond, the living room's sliding glass back wall opens to a porch, pool, and terraces. Motorized screens can drop down from the porch ceiling, turning the living room into a giant outdoor space. Principal Colleen Healey, AIA, describes the house as "a small collec- tion of large rooms—not cavernous, but comfortably proportioned. Many This page: The clients found the centerpiece island in a showroom and had the architects design a neutral backdrop kitchen around it. The teak-and-stainless island resembles "an old-time America's Cup boat," says Mark McInturff. 72 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM VOL. 4, 2019 DESIGN LAB THE VIEW HOUSE

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