This contemporary picket retreat designed by Anmahian Winton Architects for a Boston couple is situated in Waldoboro, Maine.
Description by Anmahian Winton Architects The Medomak River home is a brand new retreat for a Boston couple. The home rests on a sloping shoreline the place the river turns into a tidal estuary. The location embodies the basic mid-coast Maine panorama: a thick pine forest over rocky glacial until. The constructing is meant to create a discreet, however engaged intervention within the panorama. Concrete retaining partitions carve a low floor aircraft for the only story construction to nest into the slope, stretching throughout the pure topography. The home is organized round a single circulation backbone that connects three main volumes: front room, main bedroom, and visitor suites. The backbone additionally serves as a gallery, mudroom and library. All rooms of the home open on to courts, terraces, decks, or porches that provide a number of methods to occupy and have interaction the panorama. Daylight is captured immediately from the waterside by means of expansive glass, and on the inland aspect by means of clerestory home windows and ceiling coffers. The home is a spot of retreat and solitude, designed to embody the craft and ease of a Japanese teahouse. A excessive degree of element and customized fabrication have been developed in help of a singular architectural imaginative and prescient, and the design workforce collaborated intently with the proprietor to create options at each scale, from the smallest cupboard deal with to bed room furnishings and toilet hardware. A restricted palette of mahogany siding, copper roofs, and concrete partitions defines the outside. Inside flooring, partitions, cabinetry and ceilings are shaped of white oak to create a continuity of floor and a way of embrace. Photographs by Jane Messinger & Peter Vanderwarker Go to Anmahian Winton Architects