The top innovative and inspirational architects in the Hamptons.
A Bates Masi– designed home in Sagaponack.
Alexander Gorlin Architects
One of the leading residential architects in the world, Alexander Gorlin has graced the Architectural Digest AD100 list since 2000. Designing homes in the Hamptons for the last 27 years, Gorlin is known for his unique style, enhancing his homes with natural materials and an inventive use of space and light. 212-229-1199.
Austin Patterson Disston Architects
“Our firm has no ‘cookie-cutter’ style,” says partner Stuart Disston, AIA, of the firm’s design aesthetic. “Our work has an intimate scale, and our interiors work together and are well tailored in their material detail.” The firm moved into new larger offices this spring along with a healthy roster of predominantly modern projects. 44 Quogue St., Quogue, 631-653-1481.
Bates Masi+ Architects LLC
To enrich lives and enhance the environment through attention to all elements of design is a constant in this firm’s philosophy. Bates Masi has earned 71 design awards since 2003, and was inducted in to Interior Design magazine’s Hall of Fame in 2013, and was nominated for the 2014 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award. 138 Main St., Sag Harbor, 725-0229.
At BergDesign, the client always comes first. “Our goal is to improve the quality of life for each of our clients through excellence in design, responsiveness, and teamwork, says principal John R. Berg. “We develop warm, modern, organic spaces to suit each homeowner’s taste.” 88 Old Stone Hwy., East Hampton, 917-328-3905.
Blaze Makoid Architecture
The philosophy behind this firm focuses on creating a built environment that is a modern reflection of its clientele. “Modernity is used as a part of our process as a way of collaborating toward an elegant, functional, and complete solution,” says owner Blaze Makoid. 7 Tradesman Path, Ste. 8 Bridgehampton, 631-537-7277.
The Pond House on Georgica Pond in East Hampton was renovated and enlarged by builder Jeffrey Collé.
John Savage Architect AIA
An East Hampton and NYC firm offering comprehensive architecture, interior design, project management, and related services, the work of John Savage Architect AIA is wide-ranging in style yet always modern in sensibility; whether boldly inspired or carefully nuanced, each project seeks to achieve a sophisticated result that is highly tuned to each client’s lifestyle. 14 Main St., East Hampton, 631-604- 2322.
With a unified expression of style, the ethos of Martin Architects is the collaboration of craftsmen, clients, and concepts that echoes the firm’s creative instincts. Integrating the natural world in to inhabited spaces, owner Nick Martin says his firm’s objective is to create “organic modern architecture with a soul.” 2913 Montauk Hwy., Sagaponack, 631-613-6555.
“I know how important it is for families to be comfortable and to move around the home with ease,” says Pamela Glazer, who expresses design through time, feeling, and experience, calling on the talent, maturity, and know-how that enable her to understand a story and to express it in the form of a home. 54 Eastway Dr., Southampton, 631-283-8898.