Additionally, a waterfront house like this one must be raised off of the existing grade to allow for possible storm surge and flooding. At Osprey Point, the existing grade is located approximately at Elevation 8, or 8 ft. above sea level. For some context, Superstorm Sandy rose to approximately Elevation 11. After the “100 year storm”, […]
Open-web Wood Trusses Instead of traditional 2×12 wood floor/roof framing, Rich chose to use open-web wood joists. These are fabricated in a shop, and are composed of 2x4s and steel plates. The advantages of open-web joists include increased spans/loading, faster erection times and ease of running mechanical/electrical wiring/piping/ducts through them without drilling. AdvanTech Sub-Flooring Instead […]
Meet the village of people helping Rich Granoff realize his vision on the design and construction side of his new home in Greenwich, Osprey Point.
As construction ramps up at Osprey Point, we take a look at some of the early stages of site prep, foundation and steel work on site through a series of time-lapse videos.
Rich and his son, Jake, use massing to further develop the architecture of Osprey Point. Check out the video rendering of the final design!
Unlike a bedroom or bathroom count, a spacious kitchen or ample closet space, the qualifications for finding the land for new construction are quite different.