Board + Batten House / Birdseye

Board + Batten House / Birdseye

Board + Batten House / Birdseye - Exterior Photography, Sofa, TableBoard + Batten House / Birdseye - Exterior Photography, DoorBoard + Batten House / Birdseye - Exterior Photography, ForestBoard + Batten House / Birdseye - Exterior Photography, FacadeBoard + Batten House / Birdseye - More Images+ 14

  • Architects: Birdseye
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area :  2000 ft²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year :  2018
  • Photographs
    Photographs :Jim Westphalen
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers :  AutoDesk, Artemide, Aaron Smith, Article Furniture, Crate & Barrel, DWR, Lekker Home, Trimble
  • Lead Architect : Brian Mac
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Board + Batten House / Birdseye - Exterior Photography, Door
© Jim Westphalen

Text description provided by the architects. Board + Batten, located in the Green Mountains of Vermont, is a spacious guest house sited at the edge of a mature forest overlooking a private meadow. Accessed by a narrow footpath, the secluded guest house is organized in a T-shaped symmetrical plan with bedrooms defining the edge of the forest and the living spaces projecting into the meadow.

Board + Batten House / Birdseye - Exterior Photography, Forest
© Jim Westphalen
Board + Batten House / Birdseye - Image 16 of 19
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Board + Batten House / Birdseye - Exterior Photography
© Jim Westphalen

The residence is inspired by board and batten siding, ubiquitous in the region as a durable and functional cladding. Board + Batten is clad in a playful composition of the painted board, mirror polish stainless steel panels, and windows within the regimented spacing of the board and batten layout.

Board + Batten House / Birdseye - Exterior Photography, Sofa, Table
© Jim Westphalen
Board + Batten House / Birdseye - Interior Photography, Bedroom, Wood, Bed, Chair
© Jim Westphalen

Ranging from opaque to translucent to reflective, the siding creates a rich and textured surface that meaningfully integrates the house into the landscape.

Board + Batten House / Birdseye - Exterior Photography, Windows, Facade, Beam, Deck, Patio
© Jim Westphalen

A standing seam black metal roof, hipped in all directions, is finished with a knife-edged cedar soffit and aligned to the cedar deck below. The interior spaces are defined by a minimalist palette of finished concrete floors, painted walls, western red cedar details, and custom beds and cabinetry to complement the mid-century furnishings.

Board + Batten House / Birdseye - Forest
© Jim Westphalen

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Cite: "Board + Batten House / Birdseye" 02 Oct 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/948545/board-plus-batten-house-birdseye> ISSN 0719-8884

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