Courtyard House on a River / Robert Hutchison Architecture

Courtyard House on a River / Robert Hutchison Architecture

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Greenwater, United States
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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.

Courtyard House on a River / Robert Hutchison Architecture - Forest
©  Mark Woods
Courtyard House on a River / Robert Hutchison Architecture - Sofa, Table, Windows, Chair, Beam
©  Mark Woods
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Courtyard House on a River / Robert Hutchison Architecture - Table, Windows, Beam, Chair
©  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.

Courtyard House on a River / Robert Hutchison Architecture - Forest, Windows
©  Mark Woods

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Cite: "Courtyard House on a River / Robert Hutchison Architecture" 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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