About the Project
Spanning sixty acres on the coast of Rhode Island, the clients of this New England farm were looking for a comprehensive landscape that would take their disjointed property and make it cohesive, regionally-specific, and most importantly, comfortable.
Lovers of both nature as well as New England tradition, the clients delighted in greenery, clean palettes, and sweeping views, and welcomed the prospect of these plant materials uniting the property’s various buildings and amenities, all of which seemed randomly scattered among the open fields.
The goal, as articulated by Doug Hoerr, was to enhance the beauty already present by creating a sense of progression, scale, and discovery. The design team performed a thorough edit of the property, consolidating the vast landscape into a connective structure with discreet surprises around every corner.
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