Our second roundup of houses from different US states focuses on Massachusetts, where some of the best homes we've featured include a sculptural weekend retreat (pictured) and a translucent plastic building with giant shutters on wheels (+ slideshow).
American studio Anmahian Winton Architects chose pale wood and dark zinc for the facade of this house in Cambridge to contrast with its more traditional neighbours. Find out more about Cambridge House »
This holiday home near the northern tip of Cape Cod features a balcony-like room that allows residents to enjoy the scenic surroundings all year round. Find out more about North Pamet Ridge House »
Translucent polycarbonate panels reveal the frame of this renovated house in Cambridge by Italian architects Alessandro Armando and Manfredo di Robilant, which also features giant shutters on wheels. Find out more about Polycarbonate House »
American studio SAS Designbuild completed this family dwelling in a historic Boston neighbourhood that reads as two separate homes due to its unusual facade treatment. Find out more about Taylor Street House »