South Beach

South Beach was a dated structure at the end of Crescent Beach that begged to be transformed.

This staggered, multi-story, split-level cantilevers over the breaking waves of Long Island Sound, but the owners sought more living space and more formality.

This was accomplished by unifying the multiple additions with a monochromatic exterior that relaxed the prior visual confusion. Rooms were opened to each other and defined by ceilings and wall paneling.

Unifying the vertical circulation broke the tediousness by introducing lit newels that serve as beacons at each level

Meeting the need for privacy along the road, the remaining walls were opened to the expansive views of Long Island Sound, including the bowed glass eagle’s nest that serves as the lookout perch.

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