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.

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

Seven projects revisit the legacy of garden follies, with new pavilions for new landscapes.

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

Seven projects revisit the legacy of garden follies, with new pavilions for new landscapes.

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

Seven projects revisit the legacy of garden follies, with new pavilions for new landscapes.

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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