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Maine

Beautiful coastal Maine home envisioned for idyllic summer getaways

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Hamilton Snowber Architects is responsible for the design of this New England coastal home nestled on a site that gently slopes down to Penobscot Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Maine and Atlantic Ocean in Rockport, Maine. This was conceived as a summer home and vacation destination for a Washington couple and their four grown children. Drawing from […]

Modern interpretation of New England farmhouse vernacular

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Elliott + Elliott Architecture has put a modern twist on this New England farmhouse vernacular, located on a small island off the coast of Maine. It is rooted in the traditional hierarchical relationship between the prominent white clapboard farmhouse and the less adorned, shingled outbuildings. In order to accommodate multiple generations of the family, the main […]

An historic barn undergoes a remarkable transformation in New England

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An historic barn-like workshop was converted into an open and airy one-bedroom home by designer/owner Stephen Peck, located in Falmouth, a town in Cumberland County, Maine. The homeowner’s opted to collaborate with Portland-based firm Briburn for this project, impressed with their sensibility of being at the forefront of sustainability. Most people would have torn down this barn […]

Gorgeous modern cabin retreat surrounded by rugged beauty of Maine

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This modern cabin retreat was designed by Elliot Architects, located on a heavily wooded 10-acre property on a peninsula that jutted out into a pond near Phillips Lake in Lucrene-in-Maine, Maine. Encompassing 1,900 square feet of living space, there are two bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms and a finished basement space. Access to the cabin is via a […]

Contemporary reinterpretation of the New England connected farmhouse

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Berman Horn Studio has created this New England connected farmhouse, positioned fifteen miles from Maine’s mid-coast on the island of Vinalhaven, Maine. The founders of the New-York based Berman Horn Studio constructed this cozy cottage as a personal retreat, a serene escape to create a work/life balance. Perched on a rocky outcrop, this cottage provides sweeping […]

Charming family cottage provides inviting getaway in coastal Maine

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This charming family cottage was designed by Whitten Architects, located on Peaks Island, an island in Casco Bay, Maine. The island is accessible only be ferry, yet is a vibrant neighborhood of Portland, the state’s largest city. The owners are a young professional family from Boston who had a longtime attachment to the Portland area. The wife had […]

Idyllic waterfront refuge offers serene views over coastal Maine

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This striking waterfront refuge was designed by Elliott + Elliott Architecture, located in Brooklin, a town in Hancock County, Maine. Mediating the edges of diverse environmental conditions: sea, meadow, and forest, this contemporary dwelling was divided into three distinct volumes designed to engage the site both visually and phenomenally.  The shed-roofed masses are arranged for interaction […]