The two have known each other for years and collaborated on a plan that would renovate all the buildings in a cohesive, beach style. Barbara would do all the architecture and Mike oversaw the interiors, collaborating closely with her team. The main house was formerly closed off and had small rooms. To open the house up to the outdoors, the middle portion was raised, creating an entirely new large room, with radiant flooring. She then inverted the standard gabled roof, creating a butterfly shape that brings in natural light and air. The indoor-outdoor living concept is embraced and enhanced by the addition of skylights and clerestory windows and bringing the exterior walls’ board-and-batten treatment inside. All custom cabinetry was designed by Bestor Architecture.