27 Oct '11, 3pm

The Backyard House: Built From Recycled Barnboards Ohh, lovely!

The Backyard House: Built From Recycled Barnboards Ohh, lovely!

The TreeHugger aesthetic tends to be crisp and modern, but there is something so charming about Megan Lea's Backyard House . The certified sustainable building advisor has created what she calls a "beautiful, useful, artful, and comfortable space while minimizing environmental compromise." © Rise over Run It is built from recycled barnboard with copper roofing, and is inspired by, among other things, Bernard Maybeck's Mistake House from 1931, itself a test bed of building and design. © Rise over Run The wood stove keeps it cozy and "makes it a year round backyard destination". © Rise over Run The stair up to a comfortable loft. Rise over Run, the name of the designer's firm, is a reference to stair design, how we measure the steepness of stairs. © Rise over Run It is really hard to take good photographs in such a small space; credit is due to photographer for making this l...

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Wave House Membership Exclusive

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