Wolf creek view cabin

Wolf creek view cabin

Architect
Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects
Location
Washington, DC, United States | View Map
Project Year
2007
Category
Private Houses
Steve Keating

Wolf creek view cabin

Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects as Architects

Wolf Creek View Cabin sits in a lightly treed meadow, surrounded by foothills and mountains in Eastern Washington. The home is designed as two interlocking “L’s”. A covered patio is located at the intersection of one “L,” offering a protected place to sit while enjoying sweeping views of the valley. A lighter screening “L” creates a courtyard that provides shelter from seasonal winds and an intimate space with privacy from neighboring houses.

photo_credit Steve Keating
Steve Keating
photo_credit Steve Keating
Steve Keating

The building mass is kept low in order to minimize the visual impact of the cabin on the valley floor. The roof line and walls extend into the landscape and abstract the mountain profiles beyond. Weathering steel siding blends with the natural vegetation and provides a low maintenance exterior.We believe this project is successful in its peaceful integration with the landscape and offers an innovative solution in form and aesthetics for cabin architecture.

photo_credit Steve Keating
Steve Keating
photo_credit Steve Keating
Steve Keating
photo_credit Steve Keating
Steve Keating
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