2021 | Private Art Gallery, Artwork Storage, and Studio, Great Barrington, MA
A private art gallery, artwork storage, and studio; many functions packed into a 1612-square-foot structure. The shape of the building is a nod to vernacular agricultural shed roof types. The central feature of the gallery is a 40-foot-long fiberglass skylight that evenly provides diffused lighting as well as thermal and UV protection.
2020 | Private Residence, Hillsdale, NY
This 1680-square-foot house is built using the CLT (Cross Laminated Timber) log wall system that combines ancient and modern technologies to create an energy-efficient, airtight, and breathable exterior enclosure. The logs are imported from Finland, where they are manufactured with a technology that combines smaller pieces of wood, so they’re more stable, and you get cleaner lines.
2020 | Multi-Family Residential Development, Lenox, MA
The "Manor House" is a neo-classical 6,000-square-foot mansion formerly a centerpiece of a large estate owned initially by the Westinghouse family. After decades of neglect, this proposal restores the structure to its original condition, removing several outdated additions that distorted the historic building.
2018 | Art Gallery, West Stockbridge, MA
This 1930s garage was adapted for a three-season gallery. To contrast the dark timber beams of the existing garage, white panels of gypsum were hung, floating between floor and ceiling to mimic a ribbon. The added exterior cladding is porous, screening 85 percent rainfall, and was inspired by the pattern of the original siding.
2019 | Art Gallery, Manhattan, NY
The extensive renovation of this early 20th century space into a contemporary art gallery took advantage of the well-proportioned volume of the existing rooms. The crown molding and trim detailing were distracting and limited curatorial choices. However, the decoration was challenging to remove without damaging the structure. Additionally, the property needed to be rewired to accommodate gallery lighting and electrical requirements.
2019 | Private Residence, Rhinebeck, NY
A contemporary house located on the steep hillside overlooking Hudson River.
The view from the house frames the layers of movement: the flow of water, the passing of boats, the train speeding by, the wind, and the clouds. The building organized along the axis parallel to the riverfront, the program unfolds from the public to private, hinging along the vertical axis of the stair that connected all three levels.
2019 | Residential Development, Great Barrington, MA
The small residential development is an excellent example of an urban infill project taking advantage of the neglected site. Developers initially conceive them as a co-housing community. The project is comprised of three 2023 square-foot timber-framed cottages that are located on the riverfront at the center of town.
2018 | Art Gallery, Manhattan, NY
2,000-square-foot commercial space at Lower East Side is converted into a gallery featuring exhibitions and performances in a variety of media, including drawing, painting, film, and sound art.
2017 | Contemporary Sculpture Park, Art gallery, and Visitor Center, West Stockbridge, MA
Situated on 16 acres of a former quarry in the town of West Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Turn Park Art Space boasts a unique and diverse landscape. There are hills, meadows, a lake, and a 65-foot cliff offering breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The Gate House Visitor Center contains a small indoor gallery, gift shop, and visitor check-in.
2015 | Tony Thompson / Margaret Saliske Studio, Hudson, NY
This studio and residence for two artists is set in the context of a historic neighborhood in Hudson, NY. The project was conceived as two separate volumes, detailed and articulated according to the specific requirements of each artist. The design process resulted in two structures of similar mass but with distinctly different characters that echo the personalities of their respective inhabitants.
2015 | Pool and Pool Terrace, Harlemville, NY
This series of new concrete walls define a cascading terrace and connect the existing building to the surrounding landscape. Taking advantage of a comfortable microclimate created by the structure's wing walls, the first terrace expands the interior of the building establishing the new outer limit or an "outdoor room."
2014 | Artist Studio and Gallery, Housatonic, MA
Originally constructed in the 1890s, this former textile mill was recently converted into a residence with a studio space and private gallery. This 14,000-square-foot historic building is located in the heart of the Revitalization District of the town of Housatonic, MA.
2014 | Residential Renovation, Lenox, MA
This restoration of a 1700s barn was adapted for multipurpose car garage and garden shed. A new foundation was poured and new walls and roof were built, but the frame and original proportions remained. Polycarbonate sheeting was placed as the back wall to allow diffused natural lighting during the day and to illuminate the yard at night as a large lantern.
2013 | Residential Renovation, Mt Washington, MA
This restoration of an early twentieth-century residence integrated modern efficiency into historical design. The constricting layout of the old design and subsequent remodeling was transformed into a more spacious and naturally lit experience. The entire interior was gutted, allowing for the reorganization of movement through the house.
2013 | Addition and Remodeling, Hillsdale, NY
The original structure of this home was built in 1970 as part of a series of Scandinavian-themed, ranch-style homes. The addition and remodeling presented comfortable function out of dilapidation. The house was abandoned for years preceding this renovation, resulting in structural concerns. A few unfortunate changes during the original construction made for awkward, barely usable spaces.
2012 | Private Residence, Lake Mahkeenac, Stockbridge, MA
This Contemporary 1,500-square-foot residence is built on a footprint of the deteriorated 1920s cottage. The structure features an energy-efficient envelope and a radiant floor heating system. Taking advantage of solar exposure and beautiful views, the building seamlessly integrates interior and exterior spaces. The raised terrace allows residents to enjoy the proximity to the lake with a greater degree of privacy.
2010 | Private Residence, North Egremont, MA
The infinity pool and accompanying pool house is the fulfillment of a dream set in motion over a decade ago. The pool side of the building opens up with large-scale sliding doors and a wall of glass with glazed corners that widens the view from the living room. The original inspiration for the location was a direct line of sight from the pool house beyond the infinity pool to a view of Housatonic valley. The sequence of spaces from the living room through the covered terrace to the pool deck cascade along the view line to naturally align the visual and functional experience down the same pathway.