Cinematic Retreat

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January 16, 2009
When separating the haves from the have-nots, owners of summer homes tend to reside enviably in the former category. Indeed, a select few seem to have no problem whatsoever turning the word “summer” into a verb—“We summer in the Hamptons.” While it’s easy to dismiss that set, who wouldn’t relish the opportunity to flee urban gridlock for the proverbial house by the lake during the sticky months? Read Full Article
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  The main living space is constructed of immense I-profiles, allowing for a full wall of glass with four large sliding doors that open to the backyard.  Photo by: Erik Zappon
    The main living space is constructed of immense I-profiles, allowing for a full wall of glass with four large sliding doors that open to the backyard.

    Photo by: Erik Zappon

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  Chalkboard-fronted cabinets provide an ideal surface for scrawling shopping lists.  Photo by: Erik Zappon
    Chalkboard-fronted cabinets provide an ideal surface for scrawling shopping lists.

    Photo by: Erik Zappon

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  In keeping with the house's spirit, its master bath calls for a sense of adventure.  Photo by: Erik Zappon
    In keeping with the house's spirit, its master bath calls for a sense of adventure.

    Photo by: Erik Zappon

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  In the bedroom wing, sunlight shines down from the Plexiglass bubbles. Steel in the cutaways reflects the light.  Photo by: Erik Zappon
    In the bedroom wing, sunlight shines down from the Plexiglass bubbles. Steel in the cutaways reflects the light.

    Photo by: Erik Zappon

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  A Jutland, Denmark, house designed by Mette Nygaard and Morten Schmidt of the architecture firm Schmidt, Hammer & Lassen features a minimalist bathroom that's naturally lit with Plexiglass skylights. Read the whole story here.  Photo by: Erik Zappon
    A Jutland, Denmark, house designed by Mette Nygaard and Morten Schmidt of the architecture firm Schmidt, Hammer & Lassen features a minimalist bathroom that's naturally lit with Plexiglass skylights. Read the whole story here.

    Photo by: Erik Zappon

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  With a brood of energetic kids, the advantage of so much outdoor space is clear.  Photo by: Erik Zappon
    With a brood of energetic kids, the advantage of so much outdoor space is clear.

    Photo by: Erik Zappon

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