The building is a careful negotiation of sloping planes, transparency, and solid forms. It is punctuated by a central hearth, with expansive views overlooking a bending creek. Nestled into its larger wooded context, the home yields to its surrounding landscape. Inside, the spaces unfold along a natural ridge of the site, providing a perched condition that stretches horizontally over its northeast views of the woods and creek below.
Prioritizing beauty over square footage, all rooms have a collaborative function, and speak to simplicity. It was important to the family to create a living space that feels like a nest, whether for shared gatherings or private activities. The homeowners wanted an elegant, yet informal home where they could decompress, but also interact and entertain when desired.