North of Acadia National Park, Englishman Bay is known for its rocky, rugged coastline and pristine natural landscape. An undulating shoreline made up of protected coves and calm waters makes this Downeast area a favorite among sailors and kayakers.
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This coastal modern house was influenced by the vernacular coastal structures that can be found dotting the Maine coast. The building was simplified to pure geometric forms and then manipulated and modernized to take advantage of the sea …
Our New York-based clients with part-time residence in London focused their search in Boothbay near dear friends of theirs. They engaged Whitten Architects during their search to assess potential properties.
An active young and growing family approached us with a desire to create a home that would give the ability to thoroughly enjoy this serene landscape. They wanted a “low-impact” Casco Bay Island retreat with the capability to welcome frequent visiting family and friends.
The owner’s goal was to create a lifetime family home using salvaged materials from an antique farmhouse and barn that had stood on another portion of the site. The timber roof structure–as well as interior wood cladding and interior doors–were salvaged from that house and combined with new, sustainable materials
Designed for an active, outdoor-oriented couple, Maine Rural Modern stands on 10 acres of gently rolling pasture ringed by mixed woodland, a property it shares with a four-stall horse barn.