For the ocean-fronting dormers on this island house, Albert opted for rugged Marvin windows. The architect picked a divided-light double-hung to blend with the seaside resort atmosphere. The windows' extruded aluminum cladding is low-maintenance and durable, and their commercial-grade finishes resist fading and erosion—attributes Albert considers essential in salty-air environments. Marvin Windows and Doors, 800.346.3363;

albert, righter & tittmann architects
jacob albert, aia, jim righter, faia, and john tittmann, aia