owners call “natural landscape paintings that change with the seasons.” Brise-soleil and deck railings are distinctive tributes to European Modernists.
The private part of the 2,500-square-foot house occupies the
three-story block. There is a basement, with one of two studies, bathroom, and utility room. Kitchen, master bedroom, and two guest
rooms fill out the rest of the built space. Warmed by radiant heat, the
floors — concrete in the entertaining areas and fir in the kitchen, hallways, and elsewhere — define the spaces.
Zinc cladding, which will weather to a warm matte gray, sets off
the entrance cube containing the ubiquitous northern New England
mudroom. From here, a few steps lead up to the kitchen and a stair
hall, a spine-like axis that joins the two blocks with half flights up to
bedrooms and down to the basement.
Everything is simple to the extreme. The interior walls are blue
board skim-coated with plaster. The fireplace is a blackened steel plate
3 dining area
4 living area
5 master bedroom
6 master bath
5 solar panels
CONSTRUCTION Spang Builders