We’ve collected a few favorite examples from members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory, all of which just happen to be in New York (think: Montauk, the Hamptons, Shelter Island).
Above: A Westhampton Beach home by NYC architects Leroy Street Studio is elevated to let wetlands run beneath and has a boat dock in the back. Photo By Scott Frances.
Above: A 1,900-square-foot East Hampton house by architects Bates Masi (based in Sag Harbor) sits between freshwater wetlands and a tidal estuary.
Above: This Southampton waterfront home by Bates Masi overlooks an estuary, bay, and the ocean.
Above: Bates Masi created a series of parallel walls with cedar board siding on this Amagansett house.
Above: A cedar-clad house by Leroy Street Studio perched on Shelter Island, overlooking the bay. Photo By Scott Frances.
Above: In this 1,250-square-foot Shelter Island house, New York architect Deborah Berke designed a glass entry vestibule that overlooks the wetlands beyond. See the rest of the house in Architect Visit: Deborah Berke and Suzanne Shaker in Shelter Island.
Above: This Montauk beach house remodeled by Space Exploration has its original cedar siding. See more in The Simple Life: A Montauk Beach House for a Creative Couple. Photograph by Kevin Greenberg.
Above: This Amagansett house by Bridgehampton firm Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects (formerly Stelle Architects) was carefully sited next to a sensitive dune and has sweeping views of the ocean. Photograph by Matthew Carbone.
Above: A cedar-clad house on Westhampton Beach by Leroy Street Studio hovers on timber piles over the wetlands that pass beneath. Photo By Chris Payne.
Above: The Shelter Island home of architect Cary Tamarkin is made of reclaimed old-growth cypress logs. Read more in Architect & Designer Visit: Cary Tamarkin and Suzanne Shaker in Shelter Island. Photograph by Bart Michiels.
See more beach style in Before & After: A Summer Cottage Reborn on the Connecticut Coast and Escape to Shelter Island: A Design Couple’s Reinvented Seaside Retreat.