The bones of this split-level ranch held untapped potential.  Inspired by a trip to Palm Springs, California for Modernism Week, courtesy of Marvin Windows, we returned bent on converting it to an East Coast version of the hip, glassy, highly-livable style normally associated with the West Coast.

Hidden beneath the new look and feel (much of the old house was taken down to the foundation) are a host of extraordinary energy-efficient methods and products, including a geothermal heat pump, that make this among the highest performing homes we’ve ever done.

Typical of mid-century, the hardscape and landscape are integrated extensions of the architecture in terms of geometry, pattern, texture and color.  Only the cactus is missing!


  doesn’t just focus on creating homes that are stunning in the present; we also consider the long-term functionality and durability of our designs. By incorporating timeless architectural elements, high-quality materials, and sustainable building practices, we ensure that our homes stand the test of time, providing comfort and beauty for decades to come.

Above all, we are dedicated to exceeding client expectations at every step of the design and construction process. From the initial consultation to the final walkthrough, they go above and beyond to ensure that each client’s dream home becomes a reality, surpassing even the loftiest of expectations.

We begin each project with a clean slate, free from preconceived notions or cookie-cutter designs. This allows us to truly listen to our clients’ desires and aspirations, ensuring that every detail of the home reflects the unique vision of the homeowner.

By prioritizing the needs and preferences of our clients, Nautilus Architects ensures that every aspect of the home is tailored to our client’s lifestyle and tastes. From layout and functionality to aesthetic preferences and technological integrations, the design solutions are crafted to enhance your daily life.

Nautilus Architects pushes the boundaries of design innovation, constantly seeking new ways to elevate their craft and exceed client expectations. Whether it’s through cutting-edge technology, innovative use of materials, or creative spatial solutions, they strive to deliver homes that are truly one-of-a-kind.


Nautilus Architects’ three-time recognition for Innovation In Design is a testament to our commitment to creating breathtaking homes along the shoreline that are not only luxurious but also meticulously detailed.