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Long Island House
by SO-IL with Shenton Architects

Iwan Baan

SO-IL and Shenton Architects have designed a rural house that uses varying qualities of light and landscape to define the interior spaces.

The 20-acre site is a collage of different landscapes: lush woods, soft hills, grassy clearings and blustery coastal brush.

Visitors arrive at a clearing after a meandering driveway through wooded terrain.

The simple cruciform organisation of gable volumes is situated on a slope, offering a panorama of perspectives across the land, both intimate and grand.


This project has been longlisted in the rural house project category of Dezeen Awards 2020.

Architect: SO-IL with Shenton Architects
Project: Long Island House
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