Brooklyn Rowhouse with A Modern Update

Dynamic Architectural Publications

The ubiquitous rowhouse started popping up around the city in the late-18th and early-19th centuries as popular single-family dwellings. As the name implies, they were built with matching brick, then later brownstone, limestone, and terra-cotta façades, bringing architectural uniformity to city living. Today, as popular as ever, they still might look cohesive from the street, but once inside, owners have customized to their heart’s and wallet’s content in order to make city living that much more palatable. Entrepreneur Tim Cotton, and his wife, Anne-Laure Py, moved to Brooklyn in 2014 in search of a house that would accommodate their growing family. …

A Modern Take on a Country Garden House

Dynamic Architectural Publications

Situated to be in harmony with its lush landscape, this home built for a master gardener takes every opportunity to draw in views of the surrounding gardens and rolling hills, while also creating a warm and comfortable space suitable for a multi-generational family. “The form of the reclaimed barnwood-clad house is reminiscent of a farm structure or even a greenhouse with its gridded glazing and pitched roof, and high windows at each end of the main volume flood the home with light.” Gardens designed in collaboration with notable plantsman Dan Hinkley are visible from every room, and window walls by …