More stories about Estes/Twombly Architects

  • mckeough house, block island, r.i.

    This Block Island retreat keeps the island's architectural tradition of spare buildings intended to withstand harsh conditions.

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  • rhode island scholars

    Over the years, Estes/Twombly Architects has designed plenty of environmentally friendly houses. Cross-ventilation, managed stormwater runoff, and natural materials are part of every project that comes out of its Newport, R.I., office.

  • Virtuous Venues

    From vacation retreats in wide-open parcels to tight urban lots bordered by busy streets, functional outdoor spaces extend the boundaries of home and enhance the lives of those who inhabit them.

  • Born House, Little Compton, R.I.

    New England's archetypal agrarian forms, subtly refracted through a modernist lens, give this house-and-barn compound a timeless sense of belonging in its rural setting.

  • pacitti house, warwick, r.i.

    When asked for ideas that would drive the design of their house, these clients came up with a fitting metaphor: a Saab. The house, they said, should be like the car: clean of line, well-crafted, and a little quirky in form.