Connecticut is the focus of this week's roundup of American houses, where our favourites include a bright red artist's studio overlooking Long Island Sound and an affordable dwelling in New Haven designed by Yale architecture students (+ slideshow).
Roger Ferris + Partners has built an artist's studio and residence clad with bright red siding on a Connecticut estate. Find out more about Red Barn »
New York architect Toshiko Mori has renovated and extended a building originally designed by famed Modernist architect Marcel Breuer as a personal residence, connecting two structures with a glass-enclosed staircase. Find out more about House II »
Lush greenery tops one half of this three-bedroom residence on the shore of Connecticut's Lake Wononscopomuc, which local studio Allee Architecture and Design created as two separate parts. Find out more about Wononscopomuc Residence »
The living and dining rooms of this house overlooking a river valley are contained in a timber-clad box raised up by concrete buttresses. Find out more about Bridge House »
Graduate students at the Yale School of Architecture have designed and built a contemporary family home in a low-income neighbourhood in New Haven. Find out more about Affordable House in New Haven »