Ten Broeck Cottage / Messana O’Rorke

Ten Broeck Cottage is an architect-owned dwelling small house with a very modern addition, this house in upstate New York has roots that date at least to 1734.

Architects: Messana O’Rorke
Location: Columbia, New York, USA

From the architect:

The brief was to develop a modern house within the existing frame and extend the house to provide additional accommodations. No restrictions were placed on the design except to respect the form the original Dutch House. The Spartan living conditions of the early settlers and the simple clean lines of their architecture were the inspiration to formulate a minimal design solution……