New Canaan Addition

New Canaan is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut. The Population was around 20,000 according to the 2019 census. About an hour’s train ride from Manhattan, the town is considered part of Connecticut’s Gold Coast. The town is bounded on the south by Darien, on the west by Stamford, on the east by Wilton, and to the north by Lewisboro and Pound Ridge. -excerpt from Wikipedia

Knowledge & white collar workers relocated to the suburbs, coastal towns, and the countryside to conduct remote work during the pandemic. Many urban families also made permanent moves out of NYC to the tri-state suburbs in search of more light, space and air.

To optimize the use of landscaped outdoor spaces for socializing and recreation, new homeowners are adding new features such as outdoor decks, pools, accessory structures, tennis, squash & basketball courts. The design responds contextually to the site and the architectural expression of the existing home. The floorplate extension, along with the new outdoor deck configuration serve to unify the massing and composition of the rear elevation.

Project type: Interior & Exterior Renovation an existing property

Project role: Architectural Permit Set for CAH Architecture

Team: Christopher Hull AIA (Architect of Record), Natalie Cheng RA, Teela Morissette
Photos & Renderings: Courtesy of CAH

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