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Block House

 

Separating the nearby road to the north from the woodlands to the south, this linear home creates a place where a couple and their dog can appreciate the mountain setting.  Views, daylight, and breezes flowing through carefully considered gaps in a composition of stacked blocks, offer an intimate relationship with the natural surroundings.  Thick walls provide thermal protection, niches for occupation, and a heightened sense of shelter.  A sunny terrace, with steel trees supporting a canvas canopy, adapts to seasonal occupation.  This sustainable residence promotes a relationship with nature, employs efficient construction, and offers an environment for “aging in place.”

- Photography by Michael Blevins - 

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boone, nc 28607

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