Urban Island Village Compound
Architect Patrick Ahearn’s summer retreat takes its cues from Edgartown’s historic houses.
Architects can talk a good game about scale, context, and deftly fitting their handiwork into landscapes and neighborhoods. Most are affluent in the au courant rhetoric that applauds the scaled-down practical home and scoffs at the garish trophy house.
But the true tests of all architects’ core convictions are revealed in the homes they design for themselves.Download PDF