Joeb Moore & Partners

Joeb Moore & Partners

Greenwich, CT



Slice house is located on a site with glacial till and bedrock typical of Fairfield County. The new building is sited to fit between existing rock outcroppings and trees on the property. A T-shaped parti creates three distinct outdoor spaces: an arrival court to the north, a pool and entertaining terrace bermed between the house and a high knoll at the east, and a stepped dining terrace perched above a rocky slope to the west looking towards a reservoir.

The house itself is organized into three wings: formal living, informal living and support spaces, anchored to the site by a masonry wall. The void space between these three wings utilizes light and reflection to connect vertically between each story of the house as well as laterally to each wing and to the landscape beyond. Apertures function as gaps or slices to reinforce the transition between the three wings of the house. Windows and openings are lined with reflective metal panels that bounce light and landscape views into the interior spaces, while indexing the surrounding temporal environment on the building facade.

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Status: Built
Location: Greenwich, CT, US
Firm Role: Architect
Additional Credits: Photography by © David Sundberg / Esto

Construction Manager: Tallman Building Company, Inc.

Landscape Design: Kathryn Herman Design

Interior Design: Anne Marie Barton, AMB Design