Mission: Nation Estate
Architects: Roger Ferris + Partners
Location: New Canaan, Connecticut, USA
Location: 7,000 sq toes
Photos by: Paùl Rivera © Archphoto
Nation Estate by Roger Ferris + Partners
The Wiley Dwelling is a mid-century house designed by Philip Johnson throughout the 1950s in New Canaan, Connecticut. But we’re no longer going to showcase Johnson’s function listed here. We’re specializing in the extension undertaken by Roger Ferris + Partners which has expanded the Wiley Residence into the Nation Estate – the brand new project.
It’s surrounded by lush greenery supplied by the nearby wooded enviornment. This makes the trendy enviornment a phase of a minute complex that responds to the topography whereas aloof conserving connected parts of the grounds.
From the architects: “This project expands this plan of the distinctive Wiley house, a mid-century trendy enviornment by Philip Johnson, to mix new structures into the spectacular surroundings of the house with a function rooted in respectful contextual response and a commitment to conservation strategies. The new work gallery, pool house and garage beef up the architectural clarity of the distinctive glass house. The work gallery, a reconstructed 19th century barn affords a solid dusky up to date counterpoint to Johnson’s clear house. The pool house and garage are both device into the hillside with a single exposed wall recalling the plinth of the distinctive house. “