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Vibeke Lichten Creates a Stunning Property That is Nature-Infused

 - May 8, 2019
References: vibekelichten & dezeen
With this modern island house, New York-based architect Vibeke Lichten hoped to create a nature retreat for her family. The building contains an abundance of features that allude to a balanced relationship between the outdoors and the indoors. The plot is extensive and is located on Shelter Island which is a piece of land that is only accessible by ferry.

The residence boasts breathtaking vistas and "dramatic sunsets." Vibeke Lichten supplemented the aesthetic of the modern island house with a saltwater swimming pool, terraces, a micro vineyard, as well as a rooftop garden. The house is arranged in an L-shape plan and is entirely built from concrete. This detail allows for the home to establish a strong juxtaposition between itself and its surroundings.

Photo Credits: Evan Joseph