Gable-Roofed Rural Weekend Home in Connecticut

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October 3, 2012
Originally published in American Modern
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The Depot Home
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  Consisting of two barnlike volumes set 
atop a stone foundation, the Depot House offers 
a locally rooted vision 
of New England modernism.
    Consisting of two barnlike volumes set atop a stone foundation, the Depot House offers a locally rooted vision of New England modernism.
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  The family relaxes in their home’s dining 
room, sited atop the old foundation. Organschi designed and fabricated the table of wenge wood; the chairs were inherited from his uncle; and the pendant lights are Bertjan 
Pot designs for Moooi.
    The family relaxes in their home’s dining room, sited atop the old foundation. Organschi designed and fabricated the table of wenge wood; the chairs were inherited from his uncle; and the pendant lights are Bertjan Pot designs for Moooi.
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  The couple made the house feel even more spacious by flooding a series of levels with natural light.
    The couple made the house feel even more spacious by flooding a series of levels with natural light.
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  Otto is a handsome complement to the Persian Sarouk rug and Gray’s sophisticated interior design work.
    Otto is a handsome complement to the Persian Sarouk rug and Gray’s sophisticated interior design work.
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  The swimming pool offers an alternative plunge to the nearby Bantam River.
    The swimming pool offers an alternative plunge to the nearby Bantam River.
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  Maybe the most enviable bunk in the house, 
the downstairs guest room has an unadulterated view out into the trees.
    Maybe the most enviable bunk in the house, the downstairs guest room has an unadulterated view out into the trees.
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  A hub of family life at the Depot House, the kitchen hosts meals, hanging around, or doing the odd bit of paperwork, as Organschi and his daughter Hanna demonstrate. The chairs around the small table are vintage 1940s 
French designs and were purchased from the New York furniture dealer Steven Sclaroff. The rug, by Gunta Stölze, is from Christopher Farr.
    A hub of family life at the Depot House, the kitchen hosts meals, hanging around, or doing the odd bit of paperwork, as Organschi and his daughter Hanna demonstrate. The chairs around the small table are vintage 1940s French designs and were purchased from the New York furniture dealer Steven Sclaroff. The rug, by Gunta Stölze, is from Christopher Farr.
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  In the kitchen, a Sirius range hood hovers over 
a Wolf cooktop. The bleached ash cabinets were designed by JIG Design Build, the fabrication arm of Gray Organschi Architecture.
    In the kitchen, a Sirius range hood hovers over a Wolf cooktop. The bleached ash cabinets were designed by JIG Design Build, the fabrication arm of Gray Organschi Architecture.
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  The floor plan.
    The floor plan.
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