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Montauk, NY

Situated in Hither Hills, a rolling topography of dunes between Montauk and Amagansett, this house provides a year-round retreat for a New York family. With a design that cohesively melds architecture, interiors, and landscape, RYA worked with the site’s steep topography, using it to configure a series of spaces that cascade down the hillside. Resolved like a three-dimensional puzzle, the layout creates a series of outdoor terraces that amplify the home’s indoor/outdoor atmosphere. Clad in charred and natural cedar and glass, the house is designed to integrate into its coastal environment. Inside, wood finishes create a casual and comfortable environment suitable for the beach and centered on the human experience of space and landscape.

PRINCIPAL-IN-CHARGE: Robert Young, AIA; PROJECT ARCHITECT: Jaime Donate, AIA; STRUCTURAL ENGINEER: David Kufferman, PE; GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Artisan Construction Associates, Inc; INTERIOR DESIGN: Meyer Davis; LIGHTING DESIGN: Tillotson Design; LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: Steven Yavanian Landscape Architect; LANDSCAPE CONTRACTOR: James Grimes Landscape Design; PHOTOGRAPHY: Anthony Crisafulli (c), Michael Moran (c).

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AIA Long Island Archi Award - Commendation, 2023