19 Jun '15, 7pm

Luxurious Hamptons homes that work with the environment rather than against it

Luxurious Hamptons homes that work with the environment rather than against it

The Hamptons is a place synonymous with summer, beaches and luxury. And though luxury can sometimes bring on excess, more than a handful of New Yorkers have taken an eco-stance when it comes to building on Long Island’s pricey beaches. Take a look at this Bates Masi + Architects-designed home that features hurricane-proof prefabricated panels . Not only did the architects’ material choice give the house great structural strength suited for a post-Sandy world, but one look at this home and you’ll learn quickly that being sustainable doesn’t mean shorting yourself on style. Same for this beaut of a raised home right on the waterfront which lifts itself off the ground to protect against flooding. Although living on stilts doesn’t often ofter the same sophisticated look as a house set atop the sand, it certainly works for Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects’ Surfside Residence in...

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