Adventurous but subtle. Something different that doesn’t scream for attention. These were the prompts John and Erika Jessen gave to architect Elijah Huge for the addition to their 1920s home in New Haven, Connecticut. The metal shingles that cover the addition of the home are on the cutting edge of modern design.
Thomas and Susan Ockerse agreed that it was time to reorganize and enlarge their 1920s house in Providence, Rhode Island, but they had seemingly contradictory expectations. To help reconcile their desires, the couple enlisted 3six0 Architecture.
A revamp of this small suburban Massachusetts home doubled its size while giving the yard, the neighbors, and the planet a little breathing room. To maintain a sense of scale with regards to the lot, the Braver house was built up, down, and back.
For Katie and Scott McDonald, moving into a Rhode Island family home meant recasting the recent addition of the house and its adjacent spaces into a sanctuary of peaceful, Japanese-inspired design.
A Boston family chose a double dose of prefab for an addition to their home in the Massachusetts countryside. The new 1,000-square-foot addition is situated next to a swimming pool, with a terrace protected by an overhang, which, from the backyard, frames views of the original house.
A Boston couple with a big extended family wanted to enlarge their brick neo-Georgian home with an addition that would fit a generous kitchen and hangout space, all while avoiding superfluous detail. Architecture firm NADAAA planned a striated addition with the owners’ primary goal in mind: to engage with the outdoors year-round.