Project name: Montauk House
Project location: Montauk, NY
Firm name: Desai Chia Architecture
Jury comments: A stately home demonstrates clarity of concept throughout. Muted, neutral colors contribute to a sense of calm sophistication. Passive and photovoltaic lighting and heating amenities make the building responsible as well as attractive. The architect efficiently creates and accounts for space. With all its ease and elegance, this is a true weekend getaway home.
Client: Jonathan & Marianna Yellen
Consultants: Aran Inc.; Christine Sciulli Light + Design; Murray Engineering; Saskas Engineering; Summerhill Landscapes
Photography: Paul Warchol