Yankee Ingenuity: A New England Home

An alternative-energy home in Maine showcases a New Englander’s sense of beauty and self-reliance.

“We like the design tension between the traditional and the contemporary,” architect Matthew Elliott says. “The glass is a beautiful counterpoint to the home’s historic elements.” The eagle above the dining table is a stern board from an 1830s ship.
Photography By Brian Vanden Brink