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  • Modern Antebellum
    Harrison Design Associates roots a Greek Revival residence in the old South.

    A Home for All Seasons
    Rafe Churchill, LLC, makes a client's fantasy a reality in rural Connecticut.

    A New Perspective
    Landscape architect Wade Weissmann designs an elegant folly for a Georgian Colonial property in Nashville, TN.

    South Coast Vernacular
    Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects creates a Shingle Style home on Massachusetts' south coast. By Nancy E. Berry

    North Shore French
    Melichar Architects designs a French-inspired house in Winnetka, IL, that balances a range of client goals. By Will Holloway

    Natural Progression
    A new house in Fairfield, CT, by Peter Zimmerman Architects honors an historic site and provides for future generations. By Annabel Hsin

    Country Views
    A new hilltop home by Barnes Vanze Architects captures the spectacular views and architectural heritage of Virginia's Hunt Country.

    Georgian Approach
    L. Barry Davidson Architects bring the English countryside to Houston, TX, with a new Georgian-style residence at Hunters Grove.

    San Fran Georgian
    Andrew Skurman Architects enjoys a rare opportunity to design a Neoclassical residence in San Francisco.

    Scandinavia on the Panhandle
    At the firm's first house at Seaside, Robert A. M. Stern Architects references Gustavian Classical, Art Deco and Jeffersonian precedents. By Eve M. Kahn

    Beachfront Palladian
    Designed by de la Guardia Victoria Architects, a two-story house in the Bahamas combines local vernacular traditions with Palladian principles. By Annabel Hsin

    The Precast Cabin
    A lakeside residence in eastern Idaho, designed by Buccellato Design and built with man-made timbers, blends outdoor ambience with 21st-century efficiency. By Gordon Bock

    Vintage Vernacular
    A 2,000-acre former hog farm in Cornersville, TN, provides an ideal setting for a fox hunting farmstead designed by Eric Stengel Architecture. By Nancy E. Berry

    Country Club Setting
    A Shingle Style house by Brian Kent Jones Architects blends seamlessly with traditional informal gardens in the central Ohio countryside. By Annabel Hsin

    Georgian Character
    Mark P. Finlay Architects designs a visually modest five-bedroom, 11,000-sq.ft. Georgian- inspired residence in New Canaan, CT, with Colonial Revival additions. By Annabel Hsin

    Gothic Lineage
    SGA Companies' Butterfield House apartment complex in Washington, DC, pays homage to the Gothic Revival specialist William Butterfield within the Capitol Hill historic district. By Eve M. Kahn

    Setting Standards
    In collaboration with Habitat for Humanity, Ariel - The Art of Building, LLC, creates an affordable 1,200-sq.ft. Greek Revival-inspired house in the Susan B. Anthony neighborhood of Rochester, NY. By Will Holloway

    Vintage Style
    Ferguson & Shamamian Architects designs a 4,500-sq.ft. waterfront residence on Martha's Vineyard, MA, that reflects the local Shingle Style and follows an unusual planning tradition. By Lynne Lavelle

    Estate Planning
    A carriage house in Lloyd Harbor, NY, by ADL III Architecture P.C. recalls the richly detailed outbuildings found on the Gold Coast estates of the Gilded Age. By Annabel Hsin

    Creole Cottage
    Charrette Design Group Architects of Mandeville, LA, re-creates a piece of Louisiana's architectural history with an almost 5,000-sq.ft. Creole "cottage" in Houma, LA. By Martha McDonald

    Southern Retreat
    Historical Concepts' design of a single-story warm-weather getaway on South Carolina's Spring Island is informed by the Low Country vernacular of the region.

    Informal Federal
    A farmhouse in Montgomery County, MD, designed by Neumann Lewis Buchanan Architects takes inspiration from the Federal-style farmhouses of the surrounding countryside.

    The Best of Both Worlds
    Historical Concepts' design of a 5,500-sq.ft. house on Spring Island, SC, combines the formal Greek Revival style with informal Low County vernacular traditions.

    Production Design
    The Edenville production house is one of eight floor-plan types designed by Donald Powers Architects for the Traditional Neighborhood Development of Warwick Grove in Warwick, NY.

    Ad Hoc Georgian Revival
    A 9,000-sq.ft. brick residence in Charlotte, NC, designed by Grenfell Architecture, PLLC, is an unusual marriage of French Norman and Georgian Revival styles.

    Good As Old
    John Milner Architects' design of a 6,000-sq.ft. residence along Philadelphia's Main Line draws on 19th-century French precedents and the architecture of local estates constructed at the turn of the 20th century.

    Open Ended
    A 2,800-sq.ft. residence in Columbia County, NY, designed by Kate Johns, AIA, balances local Greek Revival and Federal traditions with an open, contemporary plan.

    Hudson Valley Stronghold
    A residence overlooking the Hudson River in Cold Harbor, NY, designed by Zivkovic Connolly Architects, uses Irish Palladian precedents to create a sense of solidity and mass.

    The Art of Conversation
    New York, NY-based Zivkovic Associates Architects recently worked with London-based John Simpson & Partners on Horace Trumbauer’s Carhart Mansion. The new building shows that additions to historic urban fabric can successfully complement their surroundings – and gain the approval of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission. Reviewed by Steven W. Semes

    American Neoclassicism
    A formal limestone residence in rural northern Virginia designed by Washington, DC-based Franck Lohsen McCrery, Architects, incorporates the owner’s art collection and takes advantage of the surrounding landscape. By Martha McDonald

    Model Home
    A 2,500-sq.ft. cottage plan available from Beaufort, SC-based Moser Design Group was recently realized at the New Urbanist development of Habersham; its design continues the tradition of Southern vernacular architecture. By Nicole V. Gagné

    East by Northwest
    By drawing on European Classicism and the New England vernacular tradition, a new 10,000-sq.ft. residence by Sullivan Conard Architects of Seattle, WA, breaks from the prevailing styles of the Pacific Northwest. By Lynne Lavelle

    Fluid Forms
    A new five-bedroom residence in southeastern Pennsylvania designed by West Chester, PA-based Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd., was inspired by English and American Arts and Crafts houses. By Hadiya Strasberg

    Ranch Revival
    A rural Texas ranch house designed by Michael G. Imber, Architect, of San Antonio, TX, reflects the clients’ local heritage while invoking more refined Mediterranean references. The one-story residence combines a plaster-finished main façade with Classical elements and other façades of limestone for a formal, yet rugged, exterior. By Hadiya Strasberg

    In Palladio's Shadow
    A traditionally styled house in Rosà, Italy, designed by Parma, Italy-based architect Andrea Pacciani, draws from Palladian precedent – albeit with reduced dimensions and a simpler language – and offers all the comforts of modern living. By Marieke Cassia Gartner

    In the Swim
    A 3,300-sq.ft. natatorium – or indoor swimming pool – added to a residence in Princeton, NJ, was designed by Bernardsville, NJ-based Kennedy-Grant Architecture to complement the 1920s Georgian-style main house. By Martha McDonald

    Sublime Sanctuary
    Ken Tate Architect combines a Federal floor plan with Greek Revival details for a fresh take on both narratives in Oxford, MS. By Nancy Berry

    Classical Language
    A new Palladian-inspired villa designed by Peter Pennoyer Architects houses a collection of Federal furniture and Hudson River School paintings. By Nancy A. Ruhling

    Redefining the Barn
    David Scott Parker Architects’ new carriage house on a Colonial Revival estate in Weston, CT, combines traditional detailing with a modern program. By Annabel Hsin

    Vermont Villa
    For a new house in Windsor County, VT, Albert, Righter & Tittmann combines 19th-century German design precedents with local farmhouse traditions. By Will Holloway

    England on the Potomac
    O'Neill Development and a team of five firms create an English-inspired residential development in Maryland. By Nancy Ruhling



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