Architect/Designer | Visbeen Architects
Builder | Segard Builders
Interior Designer | Vision Interiors
Photographer | M-Buck Studios
This project was an extensive addition to an English Country traditional estate and the creation of an outdoor patio meticulously built into a dramatic elevation on the south end of the home. With its gabled stone and shake house countryside reminiscence, the project added essentially a four-story structure into the southeastern landscape in artful form.
The addition also comprises cement and structural steel carved into the site on the rear elevation to accommodate a 17-car garage. There is interaction between architecture and site, where outdoor patio and terrace work ties built and natural landscape together as the grade changes; intentional materiality blends new and old in seamless transition. Original views from the existing home are reintegrated in the addition through careful space planning. The addition features a 70-by-44-foot ballroom designed to scale down for intimate settings, an extended dining area, sunroom, office, sitting room, and primary bedroom on the main level. The home also features a screened, outdoor room, complete with copper-barreled roof and fireplace; hydroponics garden, wine room, courtyard, additional bedrooms and bathrooms, and incredible craftsmanship, from the quality of materials to architectural details in the ceiling and hidden bookcase.