Come to the Sunshine: 8 Warm-Weather Dwellings
With much of the Eastern seaboard hunkering down for the season's first blizzard, we offer these eight homes in balmy climes as a distraction from the snow outside.
Architect Jody Beck with her son Jonah Tisdale, 1, in front of the family beach house she designed on Anna Maria Island, Florida. The home is essentially a bunker on the beach: its structure and envelope are constructed entirely of poured-in-place concrete to resist hurricane force winds while enabling dramatic cantilevers and unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico. Photo courtesy of Traction Architecture.