A long three acre site, situated on a tributary creek of Mecox Bay, features a unique collection of topiary yews, two pavilions by Late-Modernist architect Andrew Geller and thousands of Japanese iris protected by convenants. The new house captures the site by extending out as landscape deck, framing a central play lawn and connecting the Geller structures with the yew garden. Along the creek, once degraded habitat was restored with native meadow grasses, forbs and red maple trees. The design unites the whimsical, habitable and ecoplogical to create a landscape for living. Completed as dL studio with Soren deNiord. Photography by Soren deNiord.