Living Well in Westchester

The Shack at Hinkle Farm

The Shack at Hickle Farm, designed and built by architect Jeffery Broadhurst, was published in this month’s issue of Architectural Record. It’s a perfect example of form follows function. Heat and hot water is supplied via a wood burning stove and oil lamps provide lighting. Accessed without roads and perched above the most beautiful view, [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 12 years ago

Weathering Steel House

From Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design | University of Toronto: In the Toronto garden suburb of Don Mills, 1960’s ranch bungalows and their surrounding landscaping are being levelled to be replaced by substantial, clumsy, historically referential monster houses. Constructed of beige brick, taupe coloured stucco and reconstituted stone these new houses form the new ideal [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 12 years ago

Aga Appliances

I have featured the Aga Legacy range before (we’re saving our pennies for our very own black 44), but now Aga has introduced a new line of appliances to compliment their beautiful ranges. From aga-ranges.com: For over eighty years Aga has hand crafted ranges of superior performance and classic design. Now, we proudly offer a collection of [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 12 years ago

Favorite Firms: Bohlin Cywinski ...

I love this photo. I love this house. From BJC.com: Passage through the tightly defined timbered entry reveals an expansive living space with views to the distant landscape. Behind a free-standing stair that rises along one edge of the two-story space, a dining room and office border a steeply sloped and shaded landscape. The light-filled volume of [...]
Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 12 years ago

Living Well Poll: Dream Project

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Posted by Mark r. lepage, aia
over 12 years ago
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