2013 Mizner Medal for Anglo-Caribbean House

The second story addition sits above a wing of the house that runs east-west, flanking a walled front courtyard at the entrance. The actual front door of the house is nestled inside a veranda, which was expanded to a two-story "piazza" in the manner of a Charleston single house, with great care taken to preserve the sea grape tree that shades these piazzas. Upper balconies were also added to allow for outside circulation to the bedrooms. The center mass that runs north-south defines the frontcourt. It was widened and accented with French doors on both sides to form a semi-transparent room that serves as the dining room. The kitchen wing is screened off by a bank of jalousies concealing the bar. The goal was to produce a completely new house that respects the original architect’s intent while updating and upgrading the house to contemporary expectations.

2 Sniffen Court
New York, NY 10016

214 Brazilian Ave, Suite 100
Palm Beach, FL 33480


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