This Three-Story Hillside Structure Is The Ultimate Modern Writer’s Studio

Feb 14, 2020

Category: Living

While modern homes afford us a wide array of conveniences and amenities, our connection to the contemporary world can at times stifle creativity. And that’s the philosophy behind New York-based architect, Eric J Smith’s plainly-named “Writer’s Studio.”

Built for a retired banker and die-hard poetry enthusiasts (and former president of the Poetry Foundation), the beautifully-designed structure is located on a heavily-wooden property in Greenwich, Connecticut, sitting only a stone’s throw from the lot’s main house. Built into the side of a hill, the three-story dwelling features a kitchenette, bathroom, full roof-top terrace, multiple skylights, and integrated cabinets and storage, including a slide-out trundle bed and shelving to accommodate a 1,700-book library. The 650-square-foot building’s piece de resistance is undoubtedly its semi-cantilevered office/writer’s quarters: a traditional desk positioned in front of floor-to-ceiling windows, overlooking the surrounding nature and a small flowing creek. The exterior boasts partially exposed I-beams, oak panels, and a stone facade. Despite all the stone and glass, the building is kept at a constant 68-degrees thanks to the use of a geothermal system for HVAC duties. The studio’s water also comes from an on-site fresh-water well.

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