User Friendly-Exterior

“The client specifically wanted to avoid large expanses of masonry in the form of brick or stone,” architect Michael Scro says, “so accents were used in a limited fashion, largely […]

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User Friendly-Exterior Side

A side façade of this Bergen County home features an array of windows bringing natural light into the stairwell on sunny days and creating a dramatic effect in the evenings […]

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User Friendly-Exterior Back

Gables at varying heights and black-trimmed windows contribute to the striking look of the rear façade of this modern farmhouse-style home in Bergen County.

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User Friendly-Exterior Night

The exterior of this Bergen County home features farmhouse-style hallmarks, such as steeply pitched gable rooflines and white clapboard siding, along with more modern elements, such as shed dormers and […]

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User Friendly-Guest bathroom

The white and black palette in the accessible guest bathroom mimics the colors on the Bergen County home’s exterior. | The guest bathroom features a curbless shower with a linear […]

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User Friendly-Kitchen

The kitchen of this modern farmhouse-style home in Bergen County was configured with wide pathways for barrier-free access. The black borders around the windows repeat the aesthetic of the home’s […]

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User Friendly-Great room

The high ceiling in the great room adds to the spacious feel of the Bergen County home. Pocket doors, shown open and partially closed, ensure accessibility.

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User Friendly-Outdoor Fireplace

Portions of the exterior of this modern farmhouse-style home in Bergen County are clad in white wainscot panels to complement and add interest to the traditional clapboard siding.

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Character Traits-Dining/living area

In the combined dining/living area, “the orientation of the furniture and lighting clearly defines each room,” Vacca says, but one large area rug unifies the two in a space-enhancing way.

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