Bluff Point II: A Two-Floor House with A Nearly-Cubic Proportion

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Overlooking Sag Harbor Cove, Bluff Point II is a two-floor house designed by BMA Architects. This house is located in a tightly constrained lot in Sag Harbor, New York. The proportion of this house is nearly cubic, creating a form efficiency to maximize the potential of the lot.


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The efficiency of this home is achieved through the nearly-cubic proportion, maximizing the potential of its tight lot.

A slatted cedar awning is facing the street, providing shading and articulating the entry as well. A ribbon of windows on the second floor wraps around and introduces transparency.

A slatted wood material has been carried into the entry hall and it warps the central circulation core too. The texture of this material is used to emphasize navigating experience.



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The restraint of the entry elevation at the waterside allows an exuberant two-story curtain wall to open the master suite and public spaces to their surroundings. The facade glows orange at sunset, transforming the house into a beautiful canvas for nature.


Bluff Point II Gallery

Images Source: BMA Architects

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Karin Hoover

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“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci

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