The existing building was a sort of shack, described in the deed as “Farm Type: Poultry, 1965.” Its demolition and replacement were approved by the Historic Commission.
The new house has an open, living/dining/cooking area on the first floor and rooms on the second floor. The difference between these areas is signaled architecturally by a change in materials, contrasting cedar shingles against copper cladding and large areas of glass. Triple-hung windows enhance the connection between inside and out.
Early settlers of Cape Cod often built without foundations because the houses were moved from place to place. Many aspects of the composition refer to those early structures.
Construction is scheduled for the Fall of 2018.