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Dutchess County Guesthouse by Allied Works Architecture

This guesthouse was designed by Allied works for the family of an art collector in Dutchess County, New York. This commission included a residence, guesthouse and private gallery. Located on the eastern slopes of the Hudson River Valley, the site consists of rolling hills, open meadows and a dense hardwood forest. Each of the three buildings responds to a particular landscape. The images above are from the guest house. The main residence (preview below) is still under construction. The main house is situated at the head of a large meadow, providing sweeping views of the valley and mountains beyond (this is a 350 acre property by the way). The residence takes the form of an orthogonal helix sited at the intersection of three landscaped courts. These are bounded by a series of stone walls that extend into the landscape. Above, the helix is enclosed by a skin of glass panels — transparent, translucent and opaque — that mediates light and views and dissolves into the surrounding landscape.

Dutchess County Guesthouse by Allied Works Architecture, Photography by Jeremy Bitterman, via: Modern

Allied Works Architecture: Brad Cloepfil: Occupation, Published by Hatje Cantz, English, 2011. 440 pp., 481 color ills., 12 foldouts, 25 x 31.4cm, hardcover, ISBN: 9783775728386
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Friday, May 25th, 2012


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One Response to
“Dutchess County Guesthouse by Allied Works Architecture”

  1. Jake Benecasa Says:

    I really want to know where this is exactly. I love the architecture, and I was born & raised in Cold Spring & Beacon, NY right on the East side of the Hudson. This is soooo cool haha…

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