Shingle Style Transformation

Shingle Style Transformation

West Newton, MA

This residence is a LEED certified renovation/addition to a historic house in West Newton. The program involves improvements to general layout, circulation and daylighting, and includes a complete renovation of the attic level which includes a guest suite and an office. Also included in the program: a new kitchen, mudroom, family room, master suite and basement playroom.

The interior design features a contemporary interpretation of craftsman details featuring a steel and wood staircase, white oak wainscoting, heavy-timber details in the master bedroom and glass partitions and tile in the master bathroom.

Sustainable features include: High performance insulation systems, FSC certified wood products, flexible HVAC systems, Dual flush toilets and low flow plumbing fixtures, Recycled content/ Low VOC finishes, indoor air quality control measures, native plantings and drought/flood resistant landscaping. The home is ENERGY STAR for Homes certified, with a HERS Index of 52.


Architect: LDa Architecture & Interiors

Builder: Macomber Carpentry and Construction

Landscape Architect: SiteCreative

Interior Design: Kristin Rivioli Interior Design

Photographer: Eric Roth Photography


Remodeling Magazine, July 2012 "Victorian Principles"

New England Home, November/December 2012 "Victorian Novel"

Remodeling Magazine, September 2011


2012 Remodeling Magazine, Green Remodeling Merit Award Winner


LEED for Homes, Silver

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