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Drawing its energy from the sun and wind, this newly built off-the-grid cottage combines the charm of old Nantucket with state-of-the-art sustainable design.

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Today, on Esther’s Island off Nantucket, he has re-created this spirit of freedom for his own boys, Henry, 7, and Charlie, 5, right down to the dinner table, custom-designed with Ping-Pong stripes and regulation proportions.
Photographer Annie Schlecter

Summer Camp

As a boy growing up near Cape Cod, Alan Worden spent freewheeling summers digging clams, roaming beaches, and waging Ping-Pong wars with pals on a table that morphed at dusk into a spot for dinner. Today, on Esther’s Island off Nantucket, he has re-created this spirit of freedom for his own boys, Henry, 7, and Charlie, 5, right down to the dinner table, custom-designed with Ping-Pong stripes and regulation proportions.

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