Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Yolo Country Cabin | Sacramento Valley California | Butler Armsden Architect

The Yolo cabin sits on a 400-acre farm in Yolo County near the town of Winters, a vibrant farming community in the Sacramento Valley. The architectural forms are inspired by the local water towers and lean to sheds that dot the agricultural landscape in the area. Because the land is so flat the water tower which houses a viewing terrace allows 360-degree views to the horizon. The main room of the cabin is housed in the lean to section, and is also elevated off the ground to enhance the view, as well as for air circulation during the hot summers. The cabin is supported on two large glulam beams, which allows it to be moved in the future if desired.....more

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