Front Entry

Front Entry

Nestled into a wooded hillside, this home can see far but is hidden from the rest of the world.  With simple lines and generous windows, our clients were hoping for an elegant get-away far from the crowded city.  There is plenty of room for their kids to have family fun and outdoor adventures.

Rear Of Home

Rear of Home

Screened Porch

Screened Porch



View To Porch

View to Porch

Photos by Rob Karosis  Curated Brochure by Crisp Architects: Portfolio

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About the Author: James Crisp

James M. Crisp has been an architect for well over 30 years. His architectural firm, Crisp Architects, designs projects throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Massachusetts. In April of 2007, Taunton Press published 'On the Porch' by James M. Crisp and Sandra Mahoney.

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    Dave Jack February 8, 2018 at 7:41 am

    Your attention to massing, proportion and detail are a delight to the eyes- thank you for posting this project!

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    James Crisp February 8, 2018 at 9:11 am

    We try really hard at that.

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    Mary February 8, 2018 at 9:32 am

    Thank-you for your newsletter. It always brightens my day to receive it, then makes me dream about what I could do with our home! You and your team design works of art!! Your clients are very lucky .
    It is also so much fun to see your pets, and watch them grow. Many thanks for sharing!

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    Sylvia Kramarius February 10, 2018 at 5:52 am

    Another excellent, well executed project! Thanks for sharing

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    James Crisp February 10, 2018 at 6:59 am

    Thank you. We try to do that every time.

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    Jeffrey Lynn Davis March 14, 2019 at 8:59 am

    Another great job!

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    James Crisp March 14, 2019 at 9:07 am


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