Samuel McIntire, noted American woodcarver and architect, designed and executed the original  Derby Summer House in Danvers, Massachusetts.

Samuel McIntire, noted American woodcarver and architect, designed and executed the original Derby Summer House in Danvers, Massachusetts.

Set in a rose garden, it is the third iteration of the Derby Summer House, a garden folly originally commissioned in 1973.

Set in a rose garden, it is the third iteration of the Derby Summer House, a garden folly originally commissioned in 1973.

Interior

Interior

Our design aspires to continue the historic narrative of the originals, while adapting the spaces and functions to suit our clients.

Our design aspires to continue the historic narrative of the originals, while adapting the spaces and functions to suit our clients.

Conditioned by a geothermal mechanical system and served by smart home technology, the ground floor houses a bar and lavatory, while the upper room is a painting studio.

Liederbach & Graham Architects : A Summer House, Lake Forest, Illinois

Within this handmade American Federal pavilion beats a twenty-first century heart.

Within this handmade American Federal pavilion beats a twenty-first century heart.

Painting studio with a nice view of the water and trees

Painting studio with a nice view of the water and trees

Upon completion of construction, this work was honored with a Historic Preservation Award.

Upon completion of construction, this work was honored with a Historic Preservation Award.

Ionic pilaster capitals of the original have been adjusted to incorporate a rose decoration to reflect this folly's rose-filled setting.

Ionic pilaster capitals of the original have been adjusted to incorporate a rose decoration to reflect this folly's rose-filled setting.

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