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Decked Out

The homeowners, educators at a local high school and active outdoors people, knew they wanted to live in Rockport for its accessibility to several activities that are important to them: hiking and sailing in the summer, skiing in the winter. … Continue reading

View Finder

The homeowners desired a main cottage where they could walk out to enjoy the sweeping 180-degree views at their breathtaking oceanside site, without blocking views from an existing guesthouse. In order to meet these criteria, Phelps Architects designed a two-story cottage with dual low-profile gables … Continue reading

Northern Exposure

This story-and-a-half cottage illustrates a common design problem for properties with north-facing views: how to bring sunlight into the principal living spaces? In this case, the living area and bedrooms are strung along the north side of the house to … Continue reading