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  5. Robert Hutchison Architect
  6. 2015
  7. Courtyard House on a River / Robert Hutchison Architect

Courtyard House on a River / Robert Hutchison Architect

  • 13:00 - 10 February, 2016
Courtyard House on a River / Robert Hutchison Architect
Courtyard House on a River / Robert Hutchison Architect, © Mark Woods
© Mark Woods

© Mark Woods © Mark Woods © Mark Woods © Mark Woods + 25

  • Structural Engineer

    Swenson Say Faget
  • General Contractor

    Owner
  • Steel Fireplace Fabrication

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© Mark Woods
© Mark Woods

Text description provided by the architects. This small residence located on the banks of the White River five miles from Mt. Rainier quietly blends into the surrounding forest.

© Mark Woods
© Mark Woods
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Floor Plan
© Mark Woods
© Mark Woods

An entry courtyard serves as a transition space from outdoors to indoors, and keeps the ubiquitous elk herds at bay. A steel-clad fireplace mass separates the living room from a covered outdoor patio.

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By working diligently with our client (who also served as General Contractor for the project), the building footprint was kept as compact as possible to minimize site disturbance. The residence epitomizes the small home living movement through its emphasis on design over size.

© Mark Woods
© Mark Woods
Cite: "Courtyard House on a River / Robert Hutchison Architect" 10 Feb 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/781794/courtyard-house-on-a-river-robert-hutchison-architect/> ISSN 0719-8884
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