Peter Pennoyer Architects: City | Country
From the preeminent classical architecture firm in the United States, the latest apartments, townhouses, and country houses, with interiors by leading designers
Whether a brand-new country estate, a renovation of a triplex penthouse apartment, or a merging of two townhouses into one, each of the 20 projects in this sumptuously illustrated volume bears the hallmarks of Peter Pennoyer Architects’ work: skillful adaptation of the principles of classical architecture, sophisticated use of details and materials, and insistence on meticulous craftsmanship, resulting in a balance of comfort, beauty, and luxury. The firm’s architects worked with exceptional interior designers, including Katie Ridder, Miles Redd, Steven Gambrel, and Jacques Grange, to create these residences, and though all are grounded in the classical tradition, each is singularly tailored to its location and the individual taste of the client.
With an authoritative text by architectural historian Anne Walker and hundreds of specially commissioned full-color photographs, site plans, and floor plans throughout, Peter Pennoyer Architects: City and Country showcases residential architecture at its finest.
Praise for Peter Pennoyer Architects: City | Country
"One of the preeminent architectural firms in the nation, Peter Pennoyer Architects developed a signature style that honors the principles of classical architecture in fresh, modern ways. City and Country highlight 20 of the firm’s projects, spanning from country houses to city apartments, that all play off their location while remaining grounded in tradition."
"Infusing classical principles into modern-day architecture has been a lifelong passion for Peter Pennoyer, who has gathered projects in both urban and rural settings for his latest tome. Highlights include spaces composed alongside Jacques Grange, Miles Redd, and Steven Gambrel."
— Geoffrey Montes
"Peter Pennoyer Architects: City/Country is a master class in architectural alchemy, showcasing some of the firm’s finest work that looks to the past for inspiration yet feels very much of the moment."
— New England Home
“[Peter Pennoyer Architects: City/Country is] an art object with an emphasis not only on beauty but on practicality as well: A detailed floor plan accompanies text and photos for each of the 19 sumptuously crafted projects in the book. These are some of America’s best-looking homes.”
“Peter Pennoyer Architects: City/Country, the first monograph of the firm’s work in more than 12 years, features 19 projects from the last decade. . . . Each project reflects PPA’s imaginative interpretation of history and a commitment to instilling its work with an authentic sense of place.”
— The English Room
“For AD100 New York firm Peter Pennoyer Architects, urban and rural settings are equally ripe for show stopping design, and this book straddles both complementary realms.”
— AD Pro
“Peter Pennoyer Architects: City/Country features 19 projects brought to life in rich detail, with engaging text and lush photography. . . . Each project is unique and exceptional.”