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Feature Project: Turner Boaz Architecture – Fort Worth, Texas

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This month’s feature home enjoys expansive views of the Shady Oaks golf club in the thriving metropolis of Fort Worth, Texas. Combining a palette of natural materials into a substantial but not over whelming design, the home is a graceful blend of traditional and modern elements, timeless and welcoming. Architect Weldon Turner of Turner Boaz Architecture in Dallas, Texas wanted the home to open up to the views across the golf course greens but the existing house had been built on a deeply excavated lot. It was first necessary to remove the structure and completely in-fill the property to achieve ...
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Feature Project: Poss Architecture + Planning – Aspen, CO

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This family retreat is part of an 860 acre working ranch. Local architectural traditions are reinterpreted, creating a unique collection of structures that carefully integrate into the rural site. The master plan creates a compound for the family residence with dramatic views to the Elk Mountains and includes a separate equestrian and working ranch facility located within the existing pastures. A series of connected structures are loosely organized around a central courtyard, reminiscent of regional historic ranch compounds. A bridge wing which houses an office creates a dramatic entry gateway into the compound. Intensive rock site walls, landscaping and cascading ...
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Feature Project: Austin Patterson Disston Architects – Southport, CT & Quogue, NY

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The site of Dynamic's feature home of the month overlooks Noroton Harbor in Darien, Connecticut, where boating activities abound often through all but the coldest months and have done so since the late nineteenth century when summer residents built homes. Architect McKee Patterson, AIA, of Austin Patterson Disston Architects in Southport, Connecticut and his clients settled on a Shingle Style house as it recalls the relaxed and gracious early 20th century seaside life. “They wanted the house to feel timeless, generous but not overly grand,” says architect McKee (Mac) Patterson. Porches grace the front and side entrance. Two second floor ...
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Feature Project: Balance Associates, Architects – Seattle, WA

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Project Name: Cortes Island Residence Project Location: Cortes Island, British Columbia, Canada Project Year: 2011 Site Area: 9 +/- Acres House Area: 1850 square feet Dynamic's feature home of the month is located on Cortes Island, British Columbia, a remote island on the Straight of Georgia at the mouth of Desolation Sound. The site is formed of natural granite bedrock and contains a dramatic peninsula and cliff which serve as a windbreak for Cortes Bay and the Seattle and Vancouver yacht clubs. The clients were looking for a house that would eventually become their fulltime residence but could also serve ...
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Feature Project: Catalano Architects – Boston, MA

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The Stonehenge Farm in Eastern Massachusetts is sited on 111 acres of open agricultural land with expansive views of fields and paddocks. Dynamic is pleased to share the story behind this New England home designed by Catalano Architects of Boston, MA and built by Richard Rigoli of Waltham, MA. The design of the home was directly inspired by the rich tradition of the New England agrarian architecture of the nineteenth and early twentieth century. A rambling approach to the massing breaks down the overall scale of the house nicely and allows it to sit comfortably in its agrian landscape. The ...