taylor house, scotland cay, bahamas

A large inverted roof is angled to provide shade for the home’s many decks and porches during summer and admit sunlight in winter.

The roof is also an essential component of the house’s rain-collection system.

Frank Harmon

A large inverted roof is angled to provide shade for the home’s many decks and porches during summer and admit sunlight in winter.

Architect Frank Harmon worked with client Jim Taylor to devise a collection of sliding doors, flaps, and shutters that enable the owners to seal off the house from storm winds and rain.

Each level contains private places to read, write, or just look at the ocean.

Each level contains private places to read, write, or just look at the ocean.

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