Summer Retreat

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Summer Retreat

Blowing Rock, North Carolina

Nestled in the forest of historic Blowing Rock, this English inspired summer retreat perches proudly on the mountainside. This noble sanctuary, consisting of multiple porches and balconies along with linear room arrangements, ensures breathtaking views of the Pisgah National Forest and beyond.

English Garden Cottage

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English Garden Cottage

Charlotte, North Carolina

Tucked into a wooded lot near Charlotte’s historic Myers Park, this house provides garden rooms that allow the owners to live inside or out. Oriented around a pool courtyard, the kitchen, master bedroom, and pool house work in congress to define a unique outdoor space that frames views to the creek and forest beyond.

Lakeside Cabin

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Lakeside Cabin

Lake Glenville, North Carolina

Overlooking beautiful Lake Glenville, this humble abode provides a playful backdrop for spending time with family and friends. Dwellers approach the house over a suspended bridge leading to a dramatic entry that reveals water views beyond. A retractable glass wall allows for the entertaining spaces to be effortlessly converted to a living porch.

Belgian Craftsman

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Belgian Craftsman

Charlotte, North Carolina

Rooted in the Belgian arts and crafts movement, this home is conceived as inhabitable sculpture. Dynamic, yet simple, roof-forms provide vistas and protection for the dwellers within. The home’s humble materials are selected to mature gracefully, developing a patina that will improve with age.

Shingled Gothic

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Shingled Gothic

Linville, North Carolina

This family retreat greets visitors with a seductive, shingled tunnel. The grand two story dining space allows light and views to flood the adjacent second story and cozy living space. The generous and central living porch provides a restful haven for all to enjoy.

Courtyard Estate

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Courtyard Estate

Hinsdale, Illinois

Inspired by an H.T. Lindeberg design from nearby Lake Forest, Illinois, this home presents itself to the street with a seductive yet modest manner. With its layered entry, the house is simultaneously mysterious and elegant. The openness of the large courtyard welcomes family and guests while also providing light to internal rooms of the home.

Bark Cottage

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Bark Cottage

Linville, North Carolina

Located prominently in the town of Linville, this bark clad dwelling carries forward the rich tradition of Linville’s earliest cottages. Rustic without being primitive, the graceful lines provide a tranquil backdrop for easy living. A gracious living porch on the rear of the home joins seamlessly with surrounding historical cottages while overlooking the prestigious golf course.

Mountain Pavilion & Residence

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Mountain Pavilion & Residence

Bear Lake, North Carolina

Nestled in the woods, this glass filled structure provides a transparent veil between the owners and nature. Oriented around unique mountain and lake views, all rooms and porches overlook the beauty beyond.

Mediterranean Refuge

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Mediterranean Refuge

Augusta, Georgia

A modern yet mysterious front elevation masks the hidden discovery of an entry courtyard beyond. Palmetto trees and lush vegetation complement the subtle sounds of after trickling onto a demure cloistered fountain. Internally, gracious living spaces open freely to a large terrace and rear gardens beyond.

Thatch Retreat

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Thatch Retreat

Chester, South Carolina

This structure is conceived as a vessel for rejuvenating spirits. Part Appalachian barn and part English folly, this modest resort is intended to transport its occupants to a different time and place. Simultaneously looking towards the past and reflecting on the future, this edifice becomes a vehicle to allow users to reconnect with their present selves.

Pool Cabana

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Pool Cabana

Nashville, Tennessee

Entering through an observation tower, one steps out into a relaxing poolside resort that is nestled into the surrounding meadows and rolling hills. A separate lap pool is incorporated into the terraced hardscape and is graced by a series of water features and greenery along its length.

Mountain Retreat

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Mountain Retreat

Polk County, North Carolina

Envisioned as a personal mountain refuge, this family home is designed for outdoor living and capturing the beauty of the North Carolina mountains. The subtle entrance shrouds the open and panormaic views offered by the outdoor living spaces beyond.

Country Estate

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Country Estate

Winston Salem, North Carolina

Residing in a historic neighborhood, this rambling stone estate reflects a mélange of early American styles. Planned around a pool courtyard, the grand yet understated home provides brilliant garden views to be enjoyed from every room.

Tin Cabin

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Tin Cabin

Clover, South Carolina

This tin clad structure is conceived as a simple composition revolving about a series of pocketing doors. The doors' linear glass arrangement is reminiscent of old Carolina tobacco barns in both form and function. The doors slide open, converting the house to an open-air structure that effortlessly captures the cool breezes from the pond below.

Lakeside Cottage

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Lakeside Cottage

Lake Wylie, South Carolina

This shingled cottage, though simple in spirit, touts intricate forms wrapped in a primitive aesthetic. Concealing the lake from approaching guests, the home reveals breathtaking views upon entering. A large screen porch provides a haven for making memories with family and friends.

Woodland Estate

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Woodland Estate

Charlotte, North Carolina

The coalescence of refined rustic architecture and in town living, this family home offers a dually elegant and capricious complement to the woodsy environment in which it resides. Swooping overhangs provide additional shelter for parking and porch spaces.

Family Cottage

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Family Cottage

Lake James, North Carolina

Taking advantage of a mountainside lot, this house is approached with a bridge floating above the landscape to the front entry. A window wall at the rear of the house frames the views of the lake beyond and a large and inviting porch provides a commanding connection to the natural habitat surrounding the cottage.

Family Camp

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Family Camp

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Set on a majestic lake with mountain views, this house was designed as an authentic Adirondack camp, drawing from past traditions and vernacular architecture. Multiple outdoor porches and living spaces take advantage of the tranquil setting.

Creekside Lodge

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Creekside Lodge

Brevard, North Carolina

As a seamless outgrowth of its woodland backdrop, this stilt structure steps delicately on the mountain-face, providing an airy family retreat. The exotic home is conceived as a series of *pavilions, creating ample communal spaces as well as unique sanctuaries for personal rejuvenation.

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