A cluster of wood-clad, gabled volumes kind a sculptural house by architectural studio Younger Tasks that nods to historic Lengthy Island structure whereas reimagining the barn typology.
Situated in Bridgehampton, an upscale hamlet on the island’s South Fork. Six Sq. Home is an irregularly formed dwelling that sits on a verdant, two-acre (0.8-hectare) lot with an historic farmhouse.
Brooklyn-based Younger Tasks made a spread of updates to the property together with including an addition to the 1850s farmhouse, which sits on the entrance of the positioning, and a pool, terrace and pool home within the rear of the lot.
The principle residence was designed as a “modern counterpart” to the farmhouse – now used as visitor quarters – and attracts upon the area’s vernacular structure.
“The studio got down to create a brand new residence that nods subtly to the historic structure of Lengthy Island, whereas radically reimagining a conventional barn typology as a chic, revolutionary house,” defined Younger Tasks.
The home, which totals 2,600 sq. toes (242 sq. metres), consists of six gabled varieties, every 24 by 24 toes (7.3 by 7.3 metres). 5 of the volumes have been positioned round a small, triangular courtyard, with one set off to the facet.
“This association supplied a compelling visible steadiness between symmetry and asymmetry, relying on the inhabitant’s level of reference within the house,” the staff mentioned.
To create visible continuity, the staff aligned the roof ridges of all six volumes. The roof planes fluctuate, nonetheless, contributing to the house’s sculptural look.
‘”Every module’s roof eavesflow upward and downward, which leads to quite a lot of undulating surfaces and sudden sight traces throughout the outside and inside of the house,” the staff mentioned.
Roofs and outer partitions are clad in a gray rainscreen manufactured from charred accoya wooden. Different partitions are sheathed in Western crimson cedar rainscreens.
Slatted siding was designed to reinforce the undulating roofscape.
“These are sturdy and low-maintenance engineered woods that play off of the farmhouse’s historic cedar facade whereas studying as distinctly modern,” mentioned Younger Tasks.
“The slatted roof aligns with slatted exterior partitions to create lengthy, vertical striations that start on the roof ridge and cascade to the bottom,” it mentioned.
Throughout the house, there’s a division between private and non-private areas.
The entrance portion encompasses the general public modules. One incorporates the kitchen and mudroom, whereas one other holds the lounge. Adjoining the lounge is a patio module with eating furnishings.
The again a part of the home includes two modules – one for the first bed room, and the opposite for a visitor room and den. The sixth module, which is offset and indifferent, holds the storage.
Every module was oriented towards a unique view of the property. As an example, the first bed room appears upon a mature, purple beech tree that’s beloved by the shopper.
Inside rooms have been designed to really feel snug and calming, with the staff deliberately avoiding “excessive distinction or loud supplies”.
Finishes embody light-toned woods, vanilla-hued gypsum plaster partitions and marble counter tops. For the flooring and millwork, the staff used white oak and ash.
“The inside palette was chosen to have a common lightness and heat applicable for a summer time home within the Hamptons,” mentioned Noah Marciniak, a accomplice at Younger Tasks.
Different tasks by the New York Metropolis studio embody the overhaul and growth of a mixed-use constructing Brooklyn that options black zinc cladding and a sinuous staircase.
The pictures is by Brooke Holm until in any other case said.
Structure: Younger Tasks
Inside design: Younger Tasks with Verso
Artwork consulting: Fritz Advisory
Normal contractor: Taconic Builders
Structural engineer: Silman
Panorama structure: Coen+Companions
Landscaper: Panorama Particulars
Rainscreen provider: reSAWN TIMBER Co.