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Take a Look At a Knockout Modernist Retreat on Long Island

Featured in Luxe Interior + Design magazine's Summer 2015 issue, this dreamy, timber-clad Long Island retreat is the work of local firm Narofsky Architecture. For the clients, a bespoke clothier and his wife, the 1960s split-level house they called home was no longer cutting it, and so they sought out greener pastures in a new-build house on land once occupied by a shingle home in need of . This house, poured concrete clad in reclaimed black locust wood, is quite somethin', comprising volumes stacked in a manner that, from afar may appear helter-skelter, but is actually rather carefully orchestrated. In an interview with the project's structural engineer, Luxe reveals that the house's form was based on an orderly column grid layout.

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