Cooper ResidenceOrleans, MA The problem was to design a residence for a family with four daughters on a peninsula, with panoramic views of both the bay and ocean beyond. The building site was limited to a knoll with access from the north. There was a requirement to separate the parents’ master bedroom suite from the children’s bedrooms and to build a separate garage and boat storage structure. Continue Back
The composite plan/section overlay, the materiality, and the formal manipulation of transparency, extension and volumetric inter-relationships are similar to the Gwathmey Residence. The nautical quality is more evident because of the site, the access, and the sense of leaving the land to be surrounded by water.