Because of strict FEMA regulations and building codes, SPG Architects faced a variety of obstacles when creating this contemporary home located in Fire Island, New York, USA.
The result of their efforts is a two story structure composed of rectilinear forms that was rotated away from the main grid of the site.
By admin • Apr 11, 2011
SPG Architects transformed an abandoned steel frame and concrete slab structure erected on a remote Costa Rican coastal hillside into a five-level, indoor-outdoor residence on a rain-forested mountainside overlooking the Golfo Dulce in Costa Rica.
Located on a rain-forested site that overlooks the Pacific Ocean, the 18,000 square foot house is “environmentally sensitive, technologically advanced, and modernist by design.
Although the structure was beautifully sited, it needed considerable re-thinking to become a viable and beautiful home. “