Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects

Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Upstate

Gambaccini Residence Rises from the Ashes of a Burnt Log Home

By Ana Lisa Alperovich, Mon, July 6, 2015

Aklitsch / Gardner Architects, burnt old house, Gambaccini Residence, masonry basement, dry-stone wall, 'dematerialization' concept, Hudson River, Upstate New York, glazed wall

A fire marks an end, but also a new beginning, so when a wooden vacation home was completely burnt out, its owners took the event as a fresh start. The Gambaccini Residence by Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects stands on a clearing within a heavily wooded plot upstate in Columbia County, New York. As the whole new concept was based on “dematerialization,” the shelter is made from only a few planar elements as if hiding for protection inside the landscape.

Learn more about this dematerialized home


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