Fifth annual Hamptons Cottages & Gard...

Fifth annual Hamptons Cottages & Gardens show house

There are 2 comments on the Newsday story from Jul 31, 2008, titled Fifth annual Hamptons Cottages & Gardens show house. In it, Newsday reports that:

If there's one lesson the organizers of the 2008 Idea House want the public to learn, it's that "you don't have to be granola to be green," says Sag Harbor-based design director Kyle Timothy Blood.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Newsday.


Levittown, NY

#1 Aug 2, 2008
I love the 'green' aspects - but if I had that much money - i would build and design something a lot less UGLY!!!
Bridgehampton Lady

East Hampton, NY

#2 Aug 12, 2008
I agree with you, "Greenporter." It's an absolute shame what they did to that beautiful old farmhouse. The flooring and stairways look like cheap plywood. The windows are very unattractive--what's the deal with that recess between the walls and the windows?? Outside, the pool is dark, dirty, and scary-looking, and the poolhouse toilet doesn't even have a door on it!

The designers for the most part did a nice job, but it's going to be a hard sell at $12.9 million, considering the wonderful homes out here also on the market. Just because something is "green" doesn't mean it has to be contorted and ugly.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

From Here to Eternity Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News Report It Wrap: The history of the Terre Haute ... Jul 23 SHTF 2
News Celebrating a - super' man (Jul '14) Jul '14 Little Superman 1
News Matt Bomer Will Play Tormented Gay Movie Star i... (Sep '13) Sep '13 joanne 1
News Flight attendant's career breaks record (Aug '12) Aug '12 Old Sam 9
News Flight attendant's career landing in Guinness book (Aug '12) Aug '12 arkmiwi 1
News Frank Sinatra - The Man & The Myth (Nov '09) Aug '12 Frankie Goes To H... 3
News Classic novel bares all in e-book version (Apr '11) Apr '11 Kelly 1
More from around the web