A cluster of wood-clad, gabled volumes kind a sculptural dwelling by architectural studio Younger Initiatives that nods to historic Lengthy Island structure whereas reimagining the barn typology.
Situated in Bridgehampton, an upscale hamlet on the island’s South Fork. Six Sq. Home is an irregularly formed dwelling that sits on a verdant, two-acre (0.8-hectare) lot with an historic farmhouse.
Brooklyn-based Younger Initiatives made a variety of updates to the property together with including an addition to the 1850s farmhouse, which sits on the entrance of the positioning, and a pool, terrace and pool home within the rear of the lot.
The primary residence was designed as a “up to date counterpart” to the farmhouse – now used as visitor quarters – and attracts upon the area’s vernacular structure.
“The studio got down to create a brand new residence that nods subtly to the historic structure of Lengthy Island, whereas radically reimagining a standard barn typology as a sublime, modern dwelling,” defined Younger Initiatives.
The home, which totals 2,600 sq. toes (242 sq. metres), consists of six gabled types, every 24 by 24 toes (7.3 by 7.3 metres). 5 of the volumes have been positioned round a small, triangular courtyard, with one set off to the facet.
“This association supplied a compelling visible stability between symmetry and asymmetry, relying on the inhabitant’s level of reference within the dwelling,” the crew mentioned.
To create visible continuity, the crew aligned the roof ridges of all six volumes. The roof planes differ, nevertheless, contributing to the house’s sculptural look.
‘”Every module’s roof eavesflow upward and downward, which ends up in a wide range of undulating surfaces and sudden sight traces throughout the outside and inside of the house,” the crew mentioned.
Roofs and outer partitions are clad in a gray rainscreen fabricated from charred accoya wooden. Different partitions are sheathed in Western crimson cedar rainscreens.
Slatted siding was designed to boost the undulating roofscape.
“These are sturdy and low-maintenance engineered woods that play off of the farmhouse’s historic cedar facade whereas studying as distinctly up to date,” mentioned Younger Initiatives.
“The slatted roof aligns with slatted exterior partitions to create lengthy, vertical striations that start on the roof ridge and cascade to the bottom,” it mentioned.
Throughout the dwelling, there’s a division between private and non-private areas.
The entrance portion encompasses the general public modules. One incorporates the kitchen and mudroom, whereas one other holds the lounge. Adjoining the lounge is a patio module with eating furnishings.
The again a part of the home contains two modules – one for the first bed room, and the opposite for a visitor room and den. The sixth module, which is offset and indifferent, holds the storage.
Every module was oriented towards a unique view of the property. As an example, the first bed room seems to be upon a mature, purple beech tree that’s beloved by the consumer.
Inside rooms have been designed to really feel comfy and calming, with the crew deliberately avoiding “excessive distinction or loud supplies”.
Finishes embrace light-toned woods, vanilla-hued gypsum plaster partitions and marble counter tops. For the flooring and millwork, the crew used white oak and ash.
“The inside palette was chosen to have a common lightness and heat applicable for a summer time home within the Hamptons,” mentioned Noah Marciniak, a accomplice at Younger Initiatives.
Different tasks by the New York Metropolis studio embrace the overhaul and growth of a mixed-use constructing Brooklyn that options black zinc cladding and a sinuous staircase.
The pictures is by Brooke Holm except in any other case said.
Structure: Younger Initiatives
Inside design: Younger Initiatives with Verso
Artwork consulting: Fritz Advisory
Basic contractor: Taconic Builders
Structural engineer: Silman
Panorama structure: Coen+Companions
Landscaper: Panorama Particulars
Rainscreen provider: reSAWN TIMBER Co.