Louver House / Leroy Street Studio
Louver house is a barn-style holiday house on the plot of farmland on the Atlantic coast of Long Island, Manhattan-based architects firm Leroy Street Studio created it and interiors by a London-based designer.
Architects: Marc Turkel / Leroy Street Studio
Location: Wainscott, New York, USA
Photographs: Paul Warchol, Lucas Allen for House and Garden
From the architects:
Sited on the edge of an open agricultural reserve, LSS sought to capture the qualities of traditional barn structures while developing a modern building responding to the site’s dramatic views.
The entry draws one through the building’s louvered skin into a two-story foyer overlooking a three story interior garden courtyard. The house’s public spaces are elevated to the second floor to capture the long views. The main space is an open living, dining and kitchen hall with a ceiling-scape of delicate three-dimensional hybrid wood-and-steel timber frame members and slot skylight above……