Sheer Residence

Pine Point, Scarborough, Maine (2007)

The site for this residence is located along Scarborough Beach in the Shoreland Zone area. This allows for amazing views and direct access to the seashore. The residence has 7,950 SF with 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 4-car heated garage, 2500 bottle wine cellar, 5 stone fireplaces, radiant heated flooring, cherry custom flooring in some areas, and an unbroken ocean view with 52’-0” long deck. Considering the extravagant programming and detailing of this large residence, a sustainable home still resulted from the design; it has passive solar heating and cooling.

*Featured in Maine Ahead Magazine.
*Featured in Maine Home and Design Magazine.

 

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Shaw Residence

Woodstock, Maine (2010)

This weekend ski home exerts continuity from its interior spaces to the sight of the White Mountains. The design of this house maximizes stunning views of Mount Washington, Mount Abraham, etc, with a steeply sloping site and an edge drop-off. This new residence located in Maine’s Western Mountains has 2,450 SF and 2 stories, which includes 3 bedrooms, and 3 baths. The residence has a central raised fire place built in Rumford Style with a blue stone hearth. It has both active (with water and photovoltaic) and passive (through the windows) solar energy sources. This residence has radiant slab hydronic heating which is preheated with solar hot water. The ornate cupola that adds to the silhouette of the building is operable and naturally ventilates the house, with the help of a whole house fan. The living spaces outside consists of recycled decking material with stainless steel guardrail. The roof on the south side was also extended four feet past the house to provide passive summer shading while allowing deep sun penetration during the winter.

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Alexander Residence

Weld, Maine (2005)

Along the periphery of Webb Lake, this new residence carves its form from a small hill. It consists of 2,475 SF and a 25’x30’ reclaimed barn.  The house has a compact 825 SF footprint  in a 3 story plan. This residence has modified post and beam structure with plank flooring and a custom kitchen. It also has passive solar and beautiful reclaimed douglas fir beams throughout the interior of the house.

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Allen Residence

Portland, Maine (2006)

Located in the Stroudwater Village Area of Portland, this new 3100sf traditional residence boasts 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, custom curved Stair, a wrap around mahogany deck, a 2 car garage and a gourmet kitchen.

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Chace Cottage

Long Lake, Naples, Maine (2006)

Perched alongside Long Lake, this residence can serve as a retreat from the activities happening in the water while at the same time invites the residents to the lake. It is a 30% Shoreland Zone expansion from 2383 SF to 3050 SF. This cottage has 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, vaulted living room, remodeled kitchen and new mahogany deck, custom gas fireplace, etc. Complete exterior make over from Swiss Chalet style to updated traditional detailing and a low maintenance exterior.

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