2006 Idea House: New England Classic

This home in Portsmouth, Rhode Island displays a unique blend of architectural innovation and classic style.

2006 | New England Classic | Portsmouth, RI
Photo: Jean Allsopp


Cambridge, Massachusetts, architect Marcus Gleysteen turned to iconic New England architecture for the house. "We wanted it to look like it had always belonged, like it was here before anything else," he says. Sited to capture views of Narragansett Bay, the house embraces its site with all rooms pointed to the sea.

Decking: Trex; Siding: James Hardie; Lighting: Charleston Gas Light; Furniture: Agio

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