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The Sleeve House

This truly unique and hyper-contemporary home was designed by noted architect and scholar Adam Dayem and recently won second place (among 50 entries) in the American-Architects U.S. Building of the Year competition. The 3-BR/2.5-bath, 2,500 sq. ft. home is sited on 15 acres of open, rolling meadows, a setting that affords privacy, as well as dramatic valley and mountain views. As enigmatic as it is practical, the structure has been conceived diagrammatically as two intersecting volumes: accented by raw concrete floor and walls, a smaller volume containing private spaces (bedrooms, bathrooms) has been sleeved into a larger one containing public spaces (intimate spaces for cooking, dining, and living, a tall, thin vertical slice for circulation, and a dramatic entry gallery). The sustainably-sourced Accoya wood skin, charred by a Japanese finishing technique called “shou sugi ban,” gives the outside of the house a rough, weathered texture, a contemporary reinterpretation of the exteriors of old barns of the Hudson Valley. Boards of varying thickness and depth are placed alternately flat and on-end to give the façade depth and pattern. Both ends of the home feature glass walls for maximal views of the surrounding countryside. With all its accoutrements, including a roof-top deck, this home is perfect for the modern lifestyle. 2 hrs. from NYC. Photos of the construction process can be seen on the architect’s Instagram feed here. Upstate House Magazine’s article about The Sleeve House here.  EXCLUSIVE

279 Klein Road, Taghkanic NY

$1,900,000
  • MLS Number: CGND MLS #116600; MH MLS #364670; HGMLS #4825893
  • Location: Taghkanic NY
  • Size: 2,500 sf
  • Lot Size: 14.78 acres
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2.5
  • Total rooms: 6
  • Deck
  • Floors: 2
  • Year built: 2017
  • School District: Germantown
  • Estimated Taxes: $2,514

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DeWayne A. Powell
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Rhinebeck Office
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