Bluff House / Robert Young

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  • Architects: Robert Young
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2002
  • Photographs
    Photographs:Michael Moran
Bluff House / Robert Young - Windows, Facade
© Michael Moran

Text description provided by the architects. Perched on a bluff overlooking Block Island Sound, the property is a flag lot at the edge of a new subdivision, bordered on three sides by water, wetlands, and woods. The client asked us to design a house with a minimal impact on the pristine landscape, maximum exposure to the views and all the amenities of a year round vacation home.

Bluff House / Robert Young - Facade
© Michael Moran

The basic requirements of each space were considered integrally with the effects of sunlight, breezes and views. The house was conceived as a lens, continually framing and magnifying the subtle changes in the surrounding environment.

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Cite: "Bluff House / Robert Young" 02 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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