A Vivid, Hand-Shaped Home Holds an Extended Family in Upstate New York

A Vivid, Hand-Shaped Home Holds an Extended Family in Upstate New York

By David Sokol / Photos by Michael Vahrenwald
A couple, their kids, and two sets of grandparents share a boldly imagined house in upstate New York.

You could easily miss the house. Glimpsed from a narrow roadway outside Saratoga Springs, Michael Meredith and Hilary Sample’s multigenerational family retreat seems not unlike the many barns that dot upstate New York. And sometimes, when weather conditions are just so, its metal cladding nearly disappears into the sky. But careful observers will be rewarded for taking a closer look.

Join Dwell+ to Continue

Subscribe to Dwell+ to get everything you already love about Dwell, plus exclusive home tours, video features, how-to guides, access to the Dwell archive, and more.

Try Dwell+ For FREE

You can cancel at any time.

Save