It’s time for more house porn. First, from the blog of House and Home Design, a modern lake house by Hutchison & Maul Architects.
I love how the perspective of the living room draws you to the horizon:
There are more pictures on the architect’s site.
And some ranting on not-so-beautiful McMansions by architect Jerry Gropp on Rain City Guide. He’s a man of few but scathing words: “Mercer Island and a lot of other nice places are being overrun by “Spec Builders” madly producing these oversize boxes with their wide white trim. Other tell-tale touches of their indifferent computer-driven drafting (don’t call it “design”) are the tapered posts with pasted on faux river rock.”
A study in contrasts.