Peter Twombly

Stonington House
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Stonington House

THE STONE WALLS OF medieval hill towns were built to protect residents from... More

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2007 Builder's Choice Winner: Stonington House

The stone walls of medieval hill towns were built to protect residents from intruders and the wilds of nature, but on this home site they metaphorically serve the opposite purpose: to defend the natural landscape against the intrusion of buildings. Surrounded by seven acres of protected wetlands, the house and it's accompanying buildings sit on the site's highest point, the only sliver that was buildable. Architect Peter Twombly conceived it as a miniature “town,” separating the building for living and sleeping from the garage and barn. More

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