Camouflage House

The Camouflage House sits on a steep lake bluff, its narrow, linear volume nestled into the hillside. Approaching the house from the rugged access road weaving through the site’s heavily wooded plateau, the building’s faint, low-slung silhouette virtually disappears in the surrounding vegetation. With its simple plan, restraint use of materials, and precise detailing, the house achieves an elegant clarity and a rustic warmth that nevertheless avoids bucolic sentimentality.

Context

Informed by early conceptual studies of the most striking features of the context, the house’s complex system of façade layers, contrasting the geometric discipline of the…...

Media

20 photos and 6 drawings

Building Activity

  • commented
    very clean and great use of materials
    about 6 years ago via OpenBuildings.com