For those seeking refuge from an interminable game of Marco Polo, these four pool houses provide an artful escape.
Though the obstacles they faced were formidable, this couple’s perserverance brought them closer together and made their dream home a reality.
In 2004, The Houses at Sagaponac—a controversial development on eastern Long Island—celebrated its first completed house. In 2005, the first residents move in.
In Santa Monica, California, where pools are plenty but not always eye-pleasing, Padraic Cassidy lifted one 30 inches off the ground—dramatically elevating its aesthetic appeal.
Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a sustainable second home together.
A dramatic trellis adds bravado and a passive cooling element to a recently renovated mid-century ranch house.