3,000 sq ft
The inspiration for the River Ranch project was Out of Africa. With that spirit in mind, the design looked to regional examples of architecture that featured simple, quiet forms, large living areas, scaled porches, and natural materials.
Set on a seven-acre site, the home consists of two, independent, long, narrow, one-story buildings connected by a large L-shaped porch. Primary materials for the house are salvaged brick and locally sourced cedar.
Garden areas and the interior finishes and fixtures are expressions of a spirit that is not current, trendy, or overtly historical. Most importantly, the house allows the homeowners to connect with the natural environment.