Risom Residence

New Shoreham, Rhode Island
Architect
Interior Design
Photographer
Location
  • New Shoreham, Rhode Island
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Type
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 1967
  • Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation. “The popular magazines were all saying that one couldn’t build a summer home for less than $25,000,” recalls Jens Risom, seated comfortably in a chair of his own design inside his home in New Canaan, Connecticut. “So I contacted Life magazine and said, ‘well, I have one.’”

    Mid-century designer Jens Risom's A-framed prefab family retreat, located on the northern portion of Block island, is bordered by a low stone wall, an aesthetic element that appears throughout the land. Photo  of Risom Residence modern home

    Mid-century designer Jens Risom's A-framed prefab family retreat, located on the northern portion of Block island, is bordered by a low stone wall, an aesthetic element that appears throughout the land.

    Rinsom Residence Interior Living Room Photo 2 of Risom Residence modern home

    Rinsom Residence Interior Living Room

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    Rinsom Residence Interior Living Room

    Rinsom Residence Interior Dining Room Photo 4 of Risom Residence modern home

    Rinsom Residence Interior Dining Room

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    Rinsom Residence Interior Sitting Area

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    Rinsom Residence Interior Living Room

    Rinsom Residence Jens Rinsom Portrait Photo 7 of Risom Residence modern home

    Rinsom Residence Jens Rinsom Portrait

    Rinsom Residence Aerial View Photo 8 of Risom Residence modern home

    Rinsom Residence Aerial View

    Rinsom Residence Exterior Back Side View Photo 9 of Risom Residence modern home

    Rinsom Residence Exterior Back Side View

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    Rinsom Residence Exterior View

    Rinsom Residence Interior Firestove
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    Rinsom Residence Interior Firestove

    Rinsom Residence Interior Desk by Window
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    Rinsom Residence Interior Desk by Window

    Rinsom Residence Exterior Side View Photo 13 of Risom Residence modern home

    Rinsom Residence Exterior Side View

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