Loken Residence

Location: Duluth. Minnesota, United States Year of construction: 1996 Architect: David Salmela Associates: Rod & Sons Carpentry Photography: Peter Kerze This project is the result of improvements and extensions to a house that already stood on this mountain site and was originally used as a small family summer home. The Loken Residence stands just a […]

Wilson Residence

Location: Vermilion Lake, United States Year of construction: 1998 Architect: David Salmela The objective behind this project was to design a house suited not only to the location, the region, and the client’s needs, but that would also have a contemporary look. The Wilson Residence is located on a rocky point on the shores ofVermilion […]

Sutterliity House

Location: Egg, Vorarlberg, Austria Year of construction: 2000 Architects: Dietrich & Untertrifa/ler Arcbitekten Photography: Ignacio Martinez In a small clearing in the mountains of Vorarlberg, Austria, this light, airy single-family home graces the landscape. The land slopes to the southeast, forming a vast meadow with no tall plant life in the vicinity. These two characteristics […]

Barry’s Bay House

Location: Ontario, Canada Year of construction: 1994 Architects: Hariri & Hariri Associates: Paul Baird, Grandon Yearick, Brigid Hogan, Aaron McDonald Photography: John M. Hall This weekend holiday home offers a wide formal repertoire using different applications of a single material: wood. This richness, reflected both externally and in the interior space, derives from a minute […]

Furniture House

Location: Yamanaka, Japan Year of construction: 1998 Architect: Shigeru Ban Photography: Hiroyuki Hirai The minimalist approach of this project was a way of ensuring the minimum possible disturbance to the natural environment while establishing the most appropriate language for dialogue with the landscape. The 1,180 sq ft (I 10 m2) house stands in the Yamanaka […]