the works of jeremiah eck, faia

Stepping into its site, the Waxman house secures a variety of views at different levels.

The artist in his studio.

Roof forms and rocky ledge harmonize in the Rosa house ...

... while rolling hills and treetops segue into pitched roof and sturdy chimney on the Neely house.

Eck placed his first house at the front lot line, for open land behind.

His Newton house is a remodeled bungalow tucked into a hilly, wooded site, high above the Boston skyline.

This painting, "Winter Still," depicts his home of Newton, Mass.

Eck's book details the art in what architects do.

Artfully placed trim connects the Bye house to its softly undulating ground.

Window placement in the Bye house makes sense both inside and out.

Eck used a "drink umbrella on a corkboard" to site the Berg house.

Spinning rooms around the Berg house's central chimney provides 270 degrees of view.

Eck's "View from Dingleton Hill" is set in Cornish, N.H.

The front elevation of the Pelletreau house reveals and conceals its water view.

The tiny Vera house on Martha's Vineyard, Mass., responds to its close neighbors with sympathetic styling and careful fenestration.

Shoehorned between a rock ledge and a high cliff in Maine, the Levee house twists, turns, and soars toward water views.

"Strawberry Point" in Vinalhaven, Maine, is Eck's summer-home topography.

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