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Martha's Vineyard

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Each year the pristine beaches, lush pine forests, and picturesque New England towns of Martha’s Vineyard draw tens of thousands of admirers to this beautiful island. Some of these visitors have become part-time residents, building contemporary homes alongside the traditional Victorian cottages, sea captains’ mansions, and colonial farmhouses that comprise the island’s cultural and architectural heritage. Rarely does one find such a concentration of outstanding contemporary design.

Authors Keith Moskow and Robert Linn expand their 2005 survey of Vineyard residential design to present twenty-five new houses that extend the traditional Vineyard vernacular of shingled houses and cottages. Each of the architects has described the goals for the project and the source of the design. Some reference nautical themes, others environmental concerns, and still others appropriateness of materials and scale. A significant number rely on a plan strategy based on a series of pavilions to minimize intrusion in the landscape while still taking advantage of views and prevailing breezes. What links the houses is that they are all built to stand the test of time in the sometimes extreme marine environment and they respectfully break with tradition.

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Stonewall Beach Residence                
Office of Peter Rose

Highland House                
Rick Sundberg/Olson Kundig Architects

Moskow Linn Architects

Bluff House                
Maryann Thompson Architects

Point House                
Hart Associates Architects

Snow Point                
Hutker Architects

VH R10 gHouse                
Darren Petrucci AIA

Pond House                
South Mountain Company

Meadow House                
Zachary Hinchcliffe with Robert Miklos FAIA/designLAB architects

Camp Manaquayak                
Sullivan O’Connor Architects

Professor/Potter House and Studio                
MacNelly Cohen Architects

Hilltop House                 
Weiss + Reed Architects

Quitsa House                 
Krueger Associates

Meadow House                 
Patrick R. Crosgrove, Architect

The Sugar Mill                 
Hutker Architects

Tashmoo Residence                 
Breese Architects

Chilmark House                 
Shope Reno Wharton

Aquinnah House                 
Hecht and Associates Architects

Groove House                 
Charles Rose Architects

Long House                 
Michael Barclay

Garden Pool House and Pavilion                 
Jill Neubauer Architects

Little Camp                 
Albert, Righer & Tittmann Architects

Trellis House                 
Handlin Garrahan Zachos and Associates

Cliff House                 
Steven Blatt Architects

Martha’s Vineyard House                
Architecture Research Office


"We'll spend the summer curled up with Martha's Vineyard: Contemporary Living, a gorgeous new book by Boston architects Keith Moskow and Robert Linn."
Boston magazine

"Worth having in everyone's library or even on the coffee table."
—Vineyard Gazette

  • Martha's Vineyard by Keith Moskow and Robert Linn
  • May 25, 2010
  • Architecture - Domestic
  • The Monacelli Press
  • $50.00
  • 9781580932721

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