Nature Preserve House : By John McLeod Architect

Posted on April 1, 2011

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Middlebury, Vermont, United States
John McLeod Architect
Post By:Kitticoon Poopong

Photo © Courtesy of Susan Teare Photography

Like many traditional farmhouses and cottages we see across the New England landscape, this house has a foundation visibly anchored in the earth, a wood-skinned volume supported by that foundation, an economy of form, and a central hearth. It is made of practical, local materials, put together by builders who live in the community. The house is sited, shaped, and organized with a respect for the sun, the climate, the topography, the road, and the community. And it is unapologetically of its own time.
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