Bates Masi Architects Put Together a Home that Stands Up to High Winds

By: Misel Saban - Feb 6, 2016
References: batesmasi & dezeen
To protect residents in the stormy south shore region of Long Island, architectural firm Bates Masi Architects put together a home on top of a dune that is designed to be weather proof as well as incredibly modern and stylish. The home features a series of engineered wooden panels and a design position that is angled towards the wind's natural orientation. This helps the home stand unaltered as the heavy gusts move through the area.

The home, located in Amagansett, features a modular aesthetic complete with floor to ceiling windows that are able to open up fully from the side. The windows are hinged to the wooden exterior and offer air circulation throughout the open-concept space. This is crucial as the tough winds often drag up sand from the beach.