McLeod Kredell: Locavore Architects in Vermont

written by:
March 14, 2014
Read Full Article
  • 
  Named after a foothill between the agrarian Champlain Valley and the Green Mountains, the Chipman Hill house has an exterior of untreated local white cedar boards, fiber cement panels, corrugated sheet metal and translucent polycarbonate. Local pine and maple flooring and interior millwork, interrupted by areas of Vermont slate constitute the home's interior.  Courtesy of McLeod Kredell Architects.
    Named after a foothill between the agrarian Champlain Valley and the Green Mountains, the Chipman Hill house has an exterior of untreated local white cedar boards, fiber cement panels, corrugated sheet metal and translucent polycarbonate. Local pine and maple flooring and interior millwork, interrupted by areas of Vermont slate constitute the home's interior. Courtesy of McLeod Kredell Architects.
  • 
  With its dramatic facade, the Cornwall House, located in Cornwall, Vermont, is adjacent to the town of Middlebury, Vermont, home to Middlebury College, where John McLeod is a visiting professor of architecture.  Courtesy of McLeod Kredell Architects.
    With its dramatic facade, the Cornwall House, located in Cornwall, Vermont, is adjacent to the town of Middlebury, Vermont, home to Middlebury College, where John McLeod is a visiting professor of architecture. Courtesy of McLeod Kredell Architects.
  • 
  "Like the old farmhouses and barns of the Champlain Valley, the Foote Farm House has a clearly ordered wood frame on a sturdy foundation, an exterior skin made of local materials, an economy of form with tried-and-true proportions, a central fire place, and a common-sense relationship to the sun and the weather." - Architect John McLeod  Courtesy of Susan Teare.
    "Like the old farmhouses and barns of the Champlain Valley, the Foote Farm House has a clearly ordered wood frame on a sturdy foundation, an exterior skin made of local materials, an economy of form with tried-and-true proportions, a central fire place, and a common-sense relationship to the sun and the weather." - Architect John McLeod Courtesy of Susan Teare.
  • 
  The house is a simple singular volume of the farmhouse is strategic: its one central space insulates to provide a place of refuge from New England's cold winters.  Courtesy of Susan Teare.
    The house is a simple singular volume of the farmhouse is strategic: its one central space insulates to provide a place of refuge from New England's cold winters. Courtesy of Susan Teare.
  • 
  "Architecture exists through states of contrast; the building as a bridge between a wooded forest and a field, a strong roof line against a backdrop of trees or mountains. In these states of contrast we truly start to see where we live." -Architect Steve Kredell  Courtesy of Susan Teare.
    "Architecture exists through states of contrast; the building as a bridge between a wooded forest and a field, a strong roof line against a backdrop of trees or mountains. In these states of contrast we truly start to see where we live." -Architect Steve Kredell Courtesy of Susan Teare.
  • 
  The Nature Preserve House in Middlebury, Vermont, won the AIA Vermont Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture.  Courtesy of Susan Teare.
    The Nature Preserve House in Middlebury, Vermont, won the AIA Vermont Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture. Courtesy of Susan Teare.
  • 
  Daylight adds to the warm ambiance of the wooden millwork of the Nature Preserve House kitchen.  Courtesy of Susan Teare.
    Daylight adds to the warm ambiance of the wooden millwork of the Nature Preserve House kitchen. Courtesy of Susan Teare.
  • 
  At home in the woods that surround it, the Nature Preserve House among John McLeod's favorite projects. It is also his current residence.  Courtesy of Susan Teare.
    At home in the woods that surround it, the Nature Preserve House among John McLeod's favorite projects. It is also his current residence. Courtesy of Susan Teare.
Previous Next
Slideshow loading...
@current / @total
Read Full Article

You May Also Like

Join the Discussion

Loading comments...