Mount Vernon

Traditional Japanese joinery of hand-planed Port Orford cedar provides the structural grid for this weekend residence. The main living space and the kitchen, with sleeping loft, bedroom, and cellar storage, are contained within this deceptively simple tent-like retreat, created for clients who enjoy bird watching.


Kemper Cabin | Wood Design — “Small Places: Wooden Tent Applies Ancient Joinery to Modern Needs”, July, 2000