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10 Favorites: Wood-Shingled Beach Houses from the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory

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10 Favorites: Wood-Shingled Beach Houses from the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory

July 2, 2018

It’s a staple of the New England coastline: the cedar-shingle-clad house. Here are 10 of our favorites from members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory; some modern, some stained, some weathered by sand and sea air.

the \1930s rhode island summer cottage of entrepreneurs dara and dan brewster i 9
Above: The 1930s Rhode Island summer cottage of entrepreneurs Dara and Dan Brewster is perched on the coast of Sakonnet Point. Photograph by Nicole Franzen, featured in The Brewsters at Home in Little Compton, RI.
an owner turned her once dilapidated sunroom in waban, massachusetts, into her 10
Above: An owner turned her once-dilapidated sunroom in Waban, Massachusetts, into her home office and entered it into the Best Amateur-Designed Office Space contest in Remodelista’s 2014 Considered Design Awards.
portland, maine–based whitten architects designed an expansion to a \19\15 sh 11
Above: Portland, Maine–based Whitten Architects designed an expansion to a 1915 shingled cottage on Boothbay Harbor, Maine. (The firm was a finalist in the Best Professional Office Space contest in our 2014 Considered Design Awards.) Photograph by Rob Karosis, courtesy of Whitten Architects.
 a seaside shingled house on whidbey island, washington, by heliotrope archite 12
Above: A seaside shingled house on Whidbey Island, Washington, by Heliotrope Architects in Seattle. Photograph by Julie Marquart, courtesy of Heliotrope Architects.
a new house for a multigenerational family in warren, connecticut, designed by 13
Above: A new house for a multigenerational family in Warren, Connecticut, designed by New York architect Deborah Berke. Photograph by Catherine Tighe, courtesy of Deborah Berke.
above: wanting a weekend place outside the city, a nyc couple renovated a one r 14
Above: Wanting a weekend place outside the city, a NYC couple renovated a one-room A-frame cottage on Fire Island that had been built in 1945 from a Gimbel’s prefab kit. Photograph by Kate Sears, featured in A Chic Fixer-Upper on Fire Island, Budget Edition.
 whitten architects designed a camplike house in scarborough, maine, for a you 15
Above: Whitten Architects designed a camplike house in Scarborough, Maine, for a young NYC family. Photograph by Trent Bell, courtesy of Whitten Architects.
 a montauk, new york, summer home by bates masi architects perched on \1.6 ac 16
Above: A Montauk, New York, summer home by Bates Masi Architects perched on 1.6 acres overlooks the water. Photograph by Michael Moran, courtesy of Bates Masi.
a new house on a granite outcropping in down east, maine, is “clad humbly in 17
Above: A new house on a granite outcropping in Down East, Maine, is “clad humbly in the most traditional of New England building materials, the local white cedar shingle,” says architect Bruce Norelius. See more in Maine Modern: A Minimalist Shingled House, Thrifty New England Edition. Photograph by Sandy Agrafiotis, courtesy of Bruce Norelius Studio.
a new build in sea ranch, california by sf based nick noyes architecture is c 18
Above: A new build in Sea Ranch, California by SF-based Nick Noyes Architecture is clad in gray shingles in keeping with the Sea Ranch aesthetic. (See more on Gardenista in 10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Sea Ranch in Northern California.)

For more, see 10 Modern Wood Beach Houses from the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory. And for more summery houses:

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on August 19, 2016.

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