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Georgica Road Residence

East Hampton, NY

Residential Single Family


Barnes Coy Architects


East Hampton, NY

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This luxury two-story waterfront home built of stone, wood and glass combines powerful geometric lines with natural details and materials. The residence features a custom curtain-wall system and extensive use of exposed steel to achieve a modern, minimal design. DRPILLA provided structural engineering and site drainage design for the new residence.

Cantilevered Levels Provide Structural Dimension

The main level boasts concrete masonry with a six-inch stone veneer, while the upper-level features wood framing adorned with cedar siding, and the foundation is constructed with cast-in-place concrete. The floor system incorporates engineered lumber, utilizing steel framing members to craft various cantilevered sections of the building. Structural steel is extensively employed throughout the residence, allowing for expansive spans and dramatic cantilevers, such as the living room hovering above the terrace at the pool level and the master bedroom, imparting a floating effect. The design of these cantilevered levels necessitated a thorough structural vibration analysis to ensure the building’s optimal performance.

Glass Curtain Wall System Design

Custom designs were called on for the glass curtain wall system, which is engineered to withstand lateral wind loads of 125 miles per hour as well as impacts from windborne debris, while presenting minimal sight-lines.

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