Using pinewood in this smart residential project Jersey City-based Jeff Jordan Architects created a well-ordered bright and spacious interior. The pinewood’s visual impact is both soothing and serene. As a result the project offers a clear-cut example of pine’s efficacy in creating clean modern and aesthetic spaces.
On the lower level one finds the open living area shaded dining space a collection of courtyards a kitchen with concrete island and contemporary cabinets a TV room play area and refreshing pool.
As the day passes and seasons wax and wane the interior changes ever so subtly because of varying natural light even as the rest of the home remains distinctly minimal and stoic. Sporadically used arm wooden surfaces gently interrupt this concrete monotony while blue accents make a rare appearance in the bedroom.
The design of this exquisite holiday home moves away from unnecessary excesses and relies on simplicity of form frugality of material and durability crafted to withstand harsh local weather. At its heart this is simply a large protected veranda that is surrounded by a rainforest!
Located on a vast 280 acre farm in the town of Pennsylvania this modern farmhouse blends simplicity of design with comfort energy-efficiency and smart architecture that responds to the specific needs of the site. Passive solar heating and cooling techniques play a major part in shaping the family home as rolling sunshades and screens were used to shape the chic white residence.