Andre Kikoski Designs Modern Glass Mansion in Hamptons – Mansion Global

Patrons impressed to stay like a rock star on the Lenny Kravitz-designed condominium in Nolita however trying for lots extra privateness than Manhattan can supply would possibly contemplate a recent glass home in Bridgehampton, New York, designed by the exact same architect.

This $45 million new development is the primary Hamptons dwelling by Andre Kikoski, who created the outside for Mr. Kravitz’s 75 Kenmare, a seven-story constructing characterised by textured concrete and enormous home windows. Mr. Kikoski can also be adapting his aptitude for clear strains and pure gentle to the interiors of an upcoming residential tower in the mega-growth Hudson Yards.

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Shimmering glass towers typify luxurious residing in Manhattan, the place the architect is predicated, however smooth, modernist properties are tougher to seek out in the Hamptons, the place conventional, shingle-fashion mansions are the norm. However a contemporary aesthetic has allowed Mr. Kikoski and developer Jay Bialsky to pack as many views as doable of Bridgehampton’s beautiful oceanfront and sandy dunes, Mr. Kikoski mentioned.   

“Our intent was to design a home that was very a lot celebrating the landscapes,” Mr. Kikoski mentioned. “Originally and on the finish of the day, there’s one thing to say in regards to the gentle, it’s only a stunningly stunning place. There’s nothing extra excellent than a easy dawn or sundown. So once we began, we thought how nice would it not be to do one thing really up to date.”

Mr. Kikoski isn’t the one one recognizing the benefit of contemporary structure in the Hamptons, a mode extra generally related to Malibu than the Northeast.

As an illustration, a $18.75 million modernist new construct with ground-to-ceiling glass home windows just lately hit the market in Quogue, Lengthy Island. And luxurious brokers have famous the rise of contemporary spec properties in the Hamptons with over-the-prime, outside facilities, like al fresco film theaters, waterslides and prime-of-the-line patio kitchens, Mansion Global has beforehand reported.  

Maximizing outside area was very a lot the underlying design theme at 97 Midocean Dr., which hit the market final week although nonetheless beneath development. The house is anticipated to be accomplished in the subsequent yr or so.

The home’s outside area, at roughly 12,000 sq. toes, is bigger than the inside of 10,000 sq. toes. Mr. Kikoski and panorama architect Edmund Hollander created three ranges of outside terraces, with a planted rooftop and an enormous yard deck with a full outside kitchen and bar, semi-coated trellises, a fireplace pit, grass pad for sunbathing and one of many dwelling’s defining options: a big, clear swimming pool, in keeping with a brochure from itemizing agent Michael Cantwell of Bespoke Actual Property.

Rendering of the rooftop terrace
Andre Kikoski Architect / Courtesy of Bespoke Actual Property
A rendering of the again patio
Andre Kikoski Architect / Courtesy of Bespoke Actual Property

The second-degree residing area, designed as the primary entertaining ground, opens onto the spacious deck by way of collapsing glass partitions.

“We needed to take away something between you and the outside,” Mr. Kikoski mentioned.

In whole, the house has six bedrooms, every with personal loos, together with a big master bedroom with its personal lobby, an outsized dressing room, personal terrace and two loos.  

The home has solely two rooms with out views of the Atlantic Ocean, the employees quarters and the sauna.

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Mr. Kikoski mentioned he likes to ascertain a time earlier than electrical energy, when architects needed to work designs round pure gentle. That’s the frequent line he attracts amongst his varied initiatives: an emphasis on the playful use of sunshine and atmosphere.

“We needed this constructing that might have a relationship to the road,” he mentioned of the Kravitz mission, “and can be aware of the time of day and the kind of gentle you have got all through the day.”

“That is my first home on the Hamptons; it truly is an attractive place,” Mr. Kikoswki added, saying he resisted doing something on Lengthy Island till he had the right alternative to make use of his design philosophy.

“There’s one thing about letting the panorama in.”

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