Robert Benson

An Award Winning Pergola in Greenwich

A pretty pergola in Greenwich complements both house and pool.

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sophisticated berkshires cabin

A Sophisticated Berkshires Cabin

It took more than a decade of searching New England from end to end for one couple to find just the right spot…

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Shingle Style on The Bay

A decade’s worth of summers had given the couple ample opportunity to reflect on what they loved—and didn’t—about their Cape…

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Special Focus: Landscape Design 2018

Linear Progress Natural meadow and a forest of hemlock, oak, and birch make up much of the five acres that surround this contemporary dwelling in Lincoln, Massachusetts. The homeowners wanted the landscaping nearer the house to have a similar

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Exterior Hingham Home

A Tudor Style Home Gets a Fresh Look

Three in the afternoon in a house with five kids under age twelve can best be described as controlled chaos. It’s a swirl of activity as children are hustled in from school, snack-sized bowls of cereal are poured and consumed, and pint-sized

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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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Trunk Show

Beyond merely nestling into its wooded site, a Vermont house brings the trees indoors, making the interiors an integral part of the stunning views.

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To The Manor Reborn

  The stately home, complete with a backdrop of mature trees, looks as though it could have been copied from…

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Raising the Bar

The harbor dotted with sailboats bobbing at their moorings was spectacular. In fact, the site promised such postcard-pretty vistas filled…

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Robinson camp style cabin

The More Things Change …

The house stood for a lifetime on high ground in northwestern Connecticut, on a plot of rolling farmland that had…

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Gothic Novel

A sweet brick cottage for one becomes a grand home for two with-out losing an ounce of its charm. Twenty…

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Beauty and the Beams: Reclaimed Wood for a Rustic Feel

It may not top the list of things a would-be buyer wonders about while house hunting, but in this part…

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Design in Depth: Looking back on 2012

By Stacy Kunstel I’m one of those people who love round-ups. Give me the top 100 albums, the most talked…

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Andra Birkerts exterior

Nurtured by Nature

A contemporary house in the suburbs of Boston is both a testament to human ingenuity and a celebration of the natural world.

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An Affair to Remember

Chemistry or chance—does it matter? Whatever the reason, a good relationship is gold. In romance or otherwise, when it clicks…

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