Fairfax & Sammons Wins Stanford White Award

Nov. 8, 2019

The house, known as ‘Il Cortile’, has a plan centered on a courtyard and its adjacent outdoor rooms that connect the owners and their guests to interior spaces. The intent was to design and construct a house that would be appropriate in scale and character and to ensure that all aspects of the house were authentic.

This Mediterranean-style subtropical house is located on an island in Palm Beach that overlooks part of the Lake Worth Lagoon. The house, known as ‘Il Cortile’, has a plan centered on a courtyard and its adjacent outdoor rooms that connect the owners and their guests to interior spaces. The intent was to design and construct a house that would be appropriate in scale and character and to ensure that all aspects of the house were authentic. Great care was taken both in the selection of well-crafted, robust, and honest materials and in the execution of details so that the home would only grow more beautiful with the passage of time.

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