Phifer describes the Fishers Island House, designed for Tom and Bunty Armstrong, as “a house that sits in the garden.” It replaced a house that had burned down. “When I arrived, it was just this green plaque of grass that sat there. Tom’s only instruction was that he wanted to sit in his house, looking at his art and at the garden at the same time.”  Photo 1 of 18 in Thomas Phifer: Light on the Subject

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Phifer describes the Fishers Island House, designed for Tom and Bunty Armstrong, as “a house that sits in the garden.” It replaced a house that had burned down. “When I arrived, it was just this green plaque of grass that sat there. Tom’s only instruction was that he wanted to sit in his house, looking at his art and at the garden at the same time.”

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