Oceanfront Residence with Stunning Coastal Views in Connecticut
The Spiral House was completed in 2009 by the Connecticut based studio Joeb Moore + Partners Architects. This 3,900 square foot contemporary, open-plan home was designed with glass walls, enabling the clients to enjoy the fabulous views of the coastline.
Photos By: Jeff Goldberg/ESTO, Todd Mason Halkin
The Spiral House in Connecticut, details by Joeb Moore + Partners Architects:
“Situated along the Connecticut shoreline of Long Island Sound, this single-family house is conceived of as an extension of both its natural and social contexts. The crux of the project lies in the juxtaposition of two systems of geometry—projective and radial—defining the project’s response to these environmental and social conditions in both formal and conceptual ways.
Projective geometries render the site as pure landscape; that is, as an expanse of scenery that can be viewed from a single point. The radial geometry at work in the house, tied to notions of water, waves, and sea, creates the spiraling form that relates social spaces to private spaces and seamlessly adjoins interior with exterior.”