©2022, J. Steven Kemp, Architect
The original cabin dormers rise through the roof and above the masonry walls; the very same logs descend into the most private spaces inside the home. Carefully integrated into the newer surrounding structure inside and out, the chinked wood radiates an unmistakably warm aesthetic. But for the family who lives here, there is a living warmth in these memory-soaked timbers.
Anchoring the new parts of the home around the sturdy, rustic beams speaks simultaneously of a well-grounded and grandly-elevated life. Where century old materials meet unweathered ones, family and visitors alike pause, and appreciate anew the value of both