New Book Publishes Centerbrook Houses

CENTERBROOK, Conn. – Two Centerbrook designed residential projects were included in the recently published book "200 Homes" edited by Mark Cleary (Images Publishing, 2011).

Both houses are in the Northeast. In one, a vestibule set between two stately chimneys connects the slightly asymmetrical, cathedral-ceilinged pavilions of the House in the Connecticut Hills designed by Centerbrook Partners Mark Simon and Jim Childress, both FAIA. The house serves as a gateway to a bucolic estate.

The other, a large addition to a House in the Hudson Valley, was designed by Centerbrook Partner Jefferson B. Riley, FAIA, and Principal Charles G. Mueller, AIA. It extends outward from a 19th century farmhouse that now appears from a country road as a string of traditional, connected barns. It contains a gymnasium and exercise room, spa, great room, bunk room, office, summer room, and a pool house serving an existing pool.

The 600-page book features well illustrated profiles of houses from around the world.