“No matter how grand the house, it is first and foremost a stage on which real human beings play out their lives.”
FROM THE FORWARD OF
American Splendor: The Residential Architecture of Horace Trumbauer
The latest installment of publisher IMAGES’s Classical Architecture Collection series, The Classical American House showcases the works of several preeminent classicists. Explore the classical language of architecture, trends, and unique methodologies employed by the featured designers.
Our project, Shingle-Style Beach House, enjoys a unique location on the Atlantic Ocean coastline. The newly built house embraces sand and sky, beach and breeze. With spectacular unobstructed views north, east, and south, this carefree family home brings the outdoors inside at every opportunity. The crisp painted paneling, custom millwork, handmade lighting fixtures and unique glazed tile by numerous local artists enhance the craftsmanship long associated with this appealing vernacular architectural style. By day and at night, this home exudes warmth, charm and welcome.
And be sure to buy The Classical American House by Phillip James Dodd.Back to New & Exciting