The Challenge

This Architectural Record honored 2016 Record House was the result of a joint venture between Weiss Manfredi Architects and Michael DeCandia, founder of the ECO Design Group. The primary challenge was to integrate the house with the distinctive hillside topography defined by massive rock outcroppings.

The Solution

By taking cues from the surrounding landscape stone walls and older historic homes, the house with its tiered multi levels and retaining walls were faced with locally sourced stone. The top and glass enclosed primary living space is minimally perceived from street level and appears to float in the majestic setting