This Accordion-Like Home Listed for $6.5M Has a Glass Living Room Inspired by the Louvre

Known as the Origami House, the 8,500-square-foot dwelling is the brainchild of renowned architectural firm Leroy Street Studio.
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Location: 10 Dragonwood Lane, Weston, Connecticut

Price: $6,500,000

Architect: Leroy Street Studio

Year Built: 2013

Footprint: 8,586 square feet (three bedrooms, five baths)

Lot Size: 678,229 square feet (15.57 acres)

From the agent: "Retreat to the Origami House, defining art as architecture. Set on 15-plus acres, the property borders a nature reserve. Only nature and its inhabitants accompany as you ascend up the private drive punctuated by a cherry orchard and pass by the property’s lighted tennis court, before arriving at the intimate courtyard to the main residence. This 8,500-square-foot home is the creation of well-known architectural firm Leroy Street Studio, Manhattan. The home’s architectural design is a mathematical masterpiece where individual cubes appear to fold into each other in intricate ceiling and window elevations, only to reveal large open spaces that invite nature’s energy inside."

An aerial view showcases the home’s individual segments, which fold into each other, as well as the expansive nature reserve surrounding the property.

An open floor plan connects the main living spaces.

The home’s glass-encased living space was inspired by I.M. Pei’s design for the pyramid at the Louvre.

Sliding glass doors stretch across the rear facade, framing picturesque views.

The dining room opens up to the adjacent terrace and one of two waterfalls.

The principal suite opens directly to a private outdoor spa area.


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