No Artificial Ingredients
Written by Matt Alderton
Photographed by Susan Teare and Barrie Fisher
Architect Joan Heaton honors the Adirondack region with wood-based designs that are rooted in nature and history.
Written by Kathleen James
Photographed by Carolyn Bates
Bristol Architect Joan Heaton likes to work in a style best described as the New Vernacular, a freewheeling combination of traditional forms and modern sensibilities. From the outside, a Heaton home may look like an historic Vermont farmhouse, while inside, it’s light and airy, with a wide-open floor plan and eclectic materials.
Written by Alan Pistorius
Photographed by Gary Hall
Andrew Furtsch, a young builder from the mountain town of Lincoln, didn’t know much about the tall structure perched on a hill above the New Haven River in nearby New Haven Mills. He knew that it was an old school and an extraordinary building, but that was about it.
Photographed by Charles Miller and Jared Polesky
Enter the Dragon. Then crawl forward through its belly, spin down the spiral slide and repeat as many times as necessary. Kids at the Denise Louis Early Education Center in Seattle, Washington, have this drill to look forward to at daily recess.