Genius Loci by Bates Masi Architecture

View all 12 Photos

Surrounded by green pastures in the small seaside community of Montauk, New York lies two separate one-storey farm houses characterized by their quaint, rustic features. Bates Masi  + Architects designed this former horse ranch onto the steep slope of a hill with a terrace that encircles it to the north. The separate cedar shingle clad homes are united by the wooden screen bridge which further highlights the beauty of the paved courtyard.  The versatile nature of this site allows it to be experienced in a variety of ways. Entrance to the abode beneath the bridge leads into a series of terraced planter steps exposing the lush landscape and the sparkling ocean waters nearby. An exterior entry stair that directly connects to the interior stair also provides as an entry to the house. Guests can enjoy the separate stone terrace that wraps around the exterior region from the entry courtyard around to the pool that appears to be flow into the ocean.

Images © Michael Moran

Take me there

  • Naked Stables Resort

    A two hour trip away from China’s largest city, Shanghai, Moganshan stuns with its magical…

  • Sublime Comporta

    Surrounded by rice fields, umbrella pines, vineyards, and miles of pristine white beaches, Sublime Comporta…

  • San Cristobal Hotel In Mexico

    A dream getaway for those who love peace, quiet and seeing breathtaking views every day,…

More for you

  • Living Unit By OFIS Architects

    More than just a distinctive structure, Living Unit provides a convenient and versatile shelter or…

  • Gemma Observatory

    Somewhere in central New Hampshire, in a remote area surrounded by trees, a one-of-a-kind building…

  • Kew House By McLaren.Excell Studio

    Part Victorian house, part former stable yard, this beautiful property in London recently underwent a…

  • Locanda By Mezzo Atelier

    After transforming a Milan beer shop into a stunning space with exposed brick architecture details…

  • PH Lavalleja By CCPM Arquitectos

    Compact living spaces usually test the creativity of architecture and interior design studios. But PH…

  • GO Home By GO Logic

    Prefab homes offer numerous advantages over traditional houses, which explains why they’ve been so popular…

Close Cart

Simple Share Buttons