Harrie T. Lindeberg, Architect
Sublime Architecture, Ultimate Quality
23 Khakum Wood Road, Greenwich, CT
Craftsmanship from a bygone era, where scores of masons spent literally years in construction to create this masterpiece, is evident throughout this magnificent stone manor on 8.6 private and quiet acres in the sought after Khakum Wood Association with private security.
Designed by the legendary architect Harrie T. Lindeberg, this memorable center hall manor with a Ludowici roof is in the heart of mid country Round Hill. The peaceful lane is ideal for long walks or bicycling away from all traffic. The driveway sweeps into a walled courtyard and to the beautiful limestone front portico. The front-to-back English sitting hall has lovely plaster moldings, a marble fireplace
Philip Johnson, Architect
Mid-century Modern Landmark
218 Sleepy Hollow Road, New Canaan, CT
One of the stars of New Canaan's legacy of mid-century modernism, the Wiley House, designed by Philip Johnson in the early 1950s, was restored and expanded by Roger Ferris + Partners. Of the six houses Philip Johnson designed in New Canaan, Connecticut, the Wiley house is the only one that contains a singular glass pavilion to rival the volume of his architectural masterpiece, the Glass House. A new pool house built into the hill and the art gallery (a reconstructed 19th century barn) form their own courtyard around the vintage swimming pool with its original diving pad which is a twin to the circular pool at Johnson's Glass House. For Philip Johnson, this house represented a
Rick Joy, Architect
1959 Cox District Road, Woodstock, VT
A modern architectural gem, Woodstock Farm has been widely published and received the Architecture and Design industry's most prestigious award Architectural Record's Record House of the Year (April 2010). Master Architect Rick Joy (Amangiri Resort, Princeton Train Station, Desert Nomad House et al) was commissioned to design the property, which is highly refined and pure in its presentation while also relaxed and warm in providing a home that is fused with nature and its surrounding landscape.
Woodstock Farm presents a dramatic shingle and stone house and barn set on over 200 acres of Vermont countryside minutes from the picturesque village of Woodstock and in
Historic Modernist Home Ocean to Lake
1221 North Lake Way, Palm Beach, FL
1221 North Lake Way was built in 1937 and designed by Belford Shoumate, one of the most popular Modernist architects on the island of Palm Beach. Designed as a 6,000 sq. ft. “Nautical Mansion,” the “Fore and Aft House” was featured in the 1939 World’s Fair as one of the Houses of Tomorrow. That fair’s lasting influence on American Architecture, and its fascination with industrial design and speed, can be seen in this unique property.
The southern elevation at 1221 has concrete porthole columns that repeat along the windowed curtain wall and the upper decks feature steamship railings. The Aft (eastern elevation) has a 2-car Y shaped garage with 3 exits. The Fore
Robert D. Farquhar, Architect
Villa Del Sol, 1908-1910
1350 South Center Street, Redlands, CA
This 1907 Mediterranean Villa stands proudly atop a view-filled 3.642 acres. Made for entertaining, this home is fully updated yet still maintains the gorgeous, historic feeling of the original residence. Striking architectural design features you will only find in this one-of-a-kind home.
SPF:a Architects - Zoltan Pali, F.A.I.A.
The Caverhill Residence, 2008
2500 Briarcrest Road, Beverly Hills, CA
First Offering: There is no artifice in this striking work of architecture. Form, program, and detail are brilliantly resolved to serve the function of modern good living in a private space where indoor-outdoor distinctions disappear at will. Here, Zoltan Pali, F.A.I.A. carefully sites the residence for both mountain and ocean vistas on a wide, flat, private drive atop the highest ridge above Trousdale Estates. At the street, the residence is commanding in the Western architectural tradition, yet paradoxically affords a lifestyle of peaceful living in accord with nature in the Eastern architectural tradition, interpreted for the 21st Century.
Bernadette Jacques, Architect
Luxurious Villa of Style, 2011
(private address), near Nice , FR
This luxurious villa of style loft arose from the transformation of a former factory of water company by an enthusiast of architecture. The former building metamorphosed into a place of unique and atypical life, a real industrial cathedral where the design furniture is close to the machines of the last century and where styles and materials get married marvelously.
It is located on the CÃ´te d'Azur (French Riviera) between Nice and Monaco, in an idyllic environment close to the Mediterranean Sea.
A swimming pool lined by a beautiful olive tree and surrounded with vegetation precedes the arrival in the house. From the entrance, the gigantic machines of
Alan Wanzenberg, Architect
1403 Quechee West Hartford, Quechee, VT
Stonehill Farm is comprised of approx 185 acres of majestic, rolling land offering commanding views, a house designed and decorated in sophisticated, restrained taste and one of the preeminent private tennis facilities in New England. Constructed in the tradition of old world craftsmanship and positioned high on a south-facing hillside, this incomparable stone and cedar home features the finest quality materials and decorative finishes. Created by noted New York architect Alan Wanzenberg, the approximately 9,000 square foot, 15-room residence is a an elegant and timeless design in richly textured stone, expansive glass, and mahogany details. The residence offers seven bedrooms, nine baths,
David Adjaye, Architect
531 Harrow Road, London, UK
On the market for the first time since its construction, Silverlight by David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates is an incredible feat of engineering in contemporary architecture. Iconic, groundbreakding and inspiring. Encompassing five floors of contemporary canal-side living, the concept for this award-winning new-build home was to respond to its urban context; located on a strip of land between the Harrow Road and the Grand Union Canal.
Elmer Grey, F.A.I.A.
The Clifford Barnes Estate, 1912
999 S San Rafael Avenue, Pasadena, CA
Oak Ridge, also known as the Clifford Barnes Estate, was designed in 1912 by Elmer Grey, F.A.I.A. This park-like private 1.6 acre estate property showcases Grey's talent as an exceptional architect of the first quarter of the twentieth century. Oak Ridge is located in Pasadena's edenic San Rafael Hills, and is sited at the end of a gated long private drive. Here, Grey brings an open breezy modernity to the plan, masterfully combining Eastern Shingle Style and Craftsman elements suitable for a grand two story family residence set within a California garden. As Pasadena's Victorian-era landscape transitioned into a new, modern world, Grey's application of low-pitched, gabled roof and dormers,