neutra glen residence, stamford, conn.
joeb moore + partners
Joeb Moore’s work in this design/build restoration of a 1959 Richard Neutra house primarily consisted of returning the building to its original state. In the one area where the building required a significant update—a kitchen closed off from the living and dining areas—Moore strove, he says, for “a systematic extension of Neutra’s own thinking.” Replacing the offending partition with a pair of ultra-slim stainless steel columns, Moore inserted a steel-and-white kitchen that is obviously new but also “part of the original language of the house.” Our jury applauded the effort, calling the result “a restrained art form.”
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principal in charge: Joeb Moore, AIA, Joeb Moore + Partners; general contractor: Mark Rofls, JB Construction, Greenwich, Conn.; construction cost: Withheld; photography: Michael Biondo.
cooktop: Fagor, www.fagoramerica.com; dishwasher: Miele, www.miele.com; kitchen fittings: Dornbracht, www.dornbracht.com; lighting fixtures: Axis Lighting, www.axislighting.com, USAI Lighting, www.usaillumination.com; oven: Dacor, www.dacor.com; paints: Benjamin Moore, www.benjaminmoore.com; refrigerator: General Electric, www.geappliances.com; skylights: Velux, www.velux.com