Bridgehampton, New York
The site of a former nursery, the Butter Lane Residence is undeniably linked to its historical context; both visually and physically. The residence is perched high above the remnants of the former nursery; afforded breathtaking views of the now mature trees that were planted 20 years ago. Taking inspiration from this connection, a custom rim flow pool was designed on axis with the nursery rows, extending views to the borrowed landscape beyond. A custom ipe arbor sits on a stone plinth above the pool terrace, providing space for dining and socializing. A variety of gardens were created throughout the property, relying heavily on plant material found within the nursery. Allèes of Yoshino Cherry, Fastigiate Beech, and London Plane Tree were used to define outdoor spaces, while also serving as a reference to the properties history.