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Residence on North Fork Peninsula

An Intricate Weave of Nature and Architecture

SO – IL | Shenton Architects

Located in East Marion, a village at the far northeastern tip of Long Island, a two-hour drive from New York City, this holiday residence exhibits many extraordinary features. First, its position on a green-field site that has been kept as pristine as possible, new plantings made up of native vegetation only. The sightlines across the Long Island Sound over to the Connecticut coast through trees bent by the prevailing winds are another exceptional element. The new architecture complies fully with every aspect of its enviable position, a refined, restrained example of elegant contemporary design sitting comfortably and unobtrusively in its setting.

Like the materials used, the building’s highly articulated structure is the perfect response to the need to blend with its surroundings. In keeping with its overall discretion, the multi-faceted form makes the residence...

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