Outdoor, Large Pools, Tubs, Shower, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, and Grass As the facade of a Bates Masi-designed home in Water Mill, New York, rises from eight to 14 feet high, the mahogany planks subtly widen. “It was quite a demand to make of the contractor,” architect Paul Masi says. “But the design was so much about traveling through the site and weaving [the house] together with the deck.”  Best Photos from Modern Wood-Lined Family Home in the Hamptons