Old Westbury Residence Is an Exercise in Minimalist Forms

03.26.20 | By
Old Westbury Residence Is an Exercise in Minimalist Forms

Mojo Stumer recently completed a minimalist residence on Long Island. The Old Westbury Residence is a two-story, four-bedroom home with precise shapes and lines that stand out from the neo-traditional residences in the neighborhood.

The home resembles a glass box with bright interiors and subtle facades – together, they blend into the surrounds while adding an extra flair. Mahogany planks anchor the home to nature enveloping the house, while the lighter elements of a wooden trellis and screen wall give the house a lighter and more airy posture.

Outside, a cabana with a large slat overhang made of mahogany wood provides shade while overlooking an infinity pool and landscaped garden.

Photos by Mark Stumer.

Keshia grew up in Singapore and moved to the U.S. to attend Dartmouth College. When she was living abroad after graduation, a chance enrollment at the Architectural Association Visiting School led to her becoming enamored with door schedules and architectural écriture. She's particularly interested in design for aging, rural architecture, and Asian design heritage.