Coastal

The Gathering Place

When the couple pulled up to a rambling Cape-style home a few minutes from the beach and right on the bike path in Falmouth,

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Vacation Package

With its gambrel roof and small-paned windows, this picturesque, Shingle-style home nods to New England’s grandest summer cottages. And just as in those

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Local Interest

Architect Mark Hutker likes to name the houses he creates, and this one on Martha’s Vineyard he playfully dubbed the “Up Over Between” house.

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Made in the Shade

The first directive: save the trees. The homeowners had spent weekends and summer vacations in their Falmouth home for a dozen years, and while they

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Smooth Sailing

The pastoral site surrounded by lush, bird-filled conservation land is lovely. Not far from the ocean but removed from the happy hubbub, it’s the

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Joining the Fun

That deep-blue ring of water that surrounds an island offers a sense of separateness from the world. Away from mainland troubles, anxiety

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Timeless Transitional

Getting in on a spec house before ground is broken has its upside. Such was the case when a husband and wife acquired architectural plans to build a

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Farm House Modern Mitre Designs

Farmhouse Modern

A house in the Vermont countryside gets a chic new look and state-of-the-art energy efficiency, without giving up a bit of its homey comfort.

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Sea Change

In both architecture and interior design, a Nantucket home casts a new light on classic island style. It’s been said that too many cooks spoil the

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Twin Set

A pair of cottages on one Cape Cod lot share more than just their good looks. They also share a sense of welcome that guarantees happy memories.

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Opposites Enhance

A husband’s penchant for color and a wife’s preference for neutrals come together to form a happy union.

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Just for Fun

  Joan and John McConville don’t let friends or family sleep in their waterfront pool house. “We have a guest…

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Aquidneck Island contemporary

Private Showing

  Every site, no matter how seemingly perfect, comes with a unique set of challenges. Great architects relish these challenges…

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Patrick Ahearn architect

Upside-Down Perfection

Even after designing nearly 200 houses on Martha’s Vineyard, including every house on this street overlooking South Beach outside Edgartown, architect…

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Adirondack Style

The boathouse looks like the exclamation point at the end of a long and dramatic statement. Charmingly crowned with a…

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