the ol’ college try
Break out the pep
rally banner: the
College Club of
Boston is finally
revealing its three-year-long restoration
with an open house
26–28. Top local
each charged with
updating rooms in
town house. The
studying. For info,
call 617-536-9510, or
12 Editor’s Note
14 Publisher’s Note
Fine Print Fabric and wallpaper
designer Peter Fasano expands an
off-the-shelf ranch house into an
eclectic contemporary homestead
in the Berkshires.
Breaking Ground Four architects
dream up rehab plans for
renovating New England homes.
34 design focus
New Heights Meeting engineering
challenges, a design team creates
a three-season rooftop Eden in
the heart of Boston.
Home by the Range Whether
cooking for friends or preparing
baked goods for gourmet
stores, Mary Ann McCormick’s
favorite place is her Gloucester,
Bali High Memories of the island
paradise inspire an exotic and
inviting master suite.
Bacchus Goes Digital New
software brings high-tech
monitoring to the wine cellar.
56 new england icon
Bauhaus in the ‘Burbs Modernism
met socialism as forward-thinking
architects built neighborhoods
based on egalitarian principles.
60 art + antiques
Far East, Close to Home Asian,
Indian, and Islamic antiques
emporium Sarajo finds a modern
new storefront in an old Portland,
68 ➜ green: profile
Revolutionary Spark Rick Fedrizzi,
the U.S. Green Building Council’s
founding chairman and president,
on this year’s Greenbuild Expo.
70 ➜ green: essentials
Turning Over a Green Leaf
As autumn approaches, innovative
materials, books, and tips offer
new ways to lighten our eco
Details about the design
professionals and products
featured in this issue.
117 advertiser index
Autumn’s Mellow Prime Trends,
books, exhibits, and new stores to
discover as the first leaves fall.
124 real estate
Niche Marketing Brokers
with specific expertise — from
horse farms to eco-sensitive
construction to bona fide antique
farms — help buyers find the
128 back story
Collecting Redux Cecily Colburn,
chairwoman of the Ellis Antiques
Show, on the past and future of
the event, and her passion for
vintage and historic finds.