Phifer and Partners

Architecture, Getting Away, Upstate

Thomas Phifer and Partners, glazed pavilion, geometrical wooden cabins, Millbrook House, geometrical modern home, Hudson River, cluster of buildings,

Thomas Phifer‘s Millbrook House stands within a 200-acre site overlooking a clearing with the majestic Hudson River just behind. Situated in the village that gives it its name, its sculptural design is formed by a cluster of buildings that includes a modern glazed pavilion and four boxy wooden cabins. Each of the contrasting structures have their own function and style and are interconnected by a large stepped garden and hidden paths underground.

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Architecture, Green Design, Upstate

Woodland retreat, perforated steel curtain, Phifer and Partners, Hudson Valley, simple architecture, ethereal home, Salt Point House

Standing on an idyllic clearing within a nine-acre woodland parcel in the Hudson Valley, the Salt Point House boasts an ethereal beauty that is still strikingly contemporary. Designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners for a New York City couple, this stunningly simple weekend retreat consists of a glass and wood box sandwiched between two rippled silver curtains. Made from perforated stainless steel, the shades not only keep the interiors private but also filter the excess brilliance mediating the home with its luscious surroundings.

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