An architect’s focus on light transforms a property into a shining example for indoor/outdoor living.
Brian Hemingway is sensitive to light in the best way possible. The Vancouver, British Columbia–based architect wanted this 22,000-square-foot home near Boston to glow like a lantern at night, and he attained that goal on behalf of the homeowners, without a doubt. The husband and wife, who had seen Hemingway’s work in a Robb Report publication in 2006, had asked him to renovate a recently purchased home. He achieved that end, too, but it took five years and required removing nearly all of the original 15,000-square-foot residence, which dated to 1987. “I virtually ripped the whole thing apart on paper, presented the scheme, and they fell in love with it,” he says.
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