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A gem indeed....no gymnastics, just a straightforward, orderly plan with the goal of maximizing view and disturbing the site minimally. Impeccable detailing and craft in the casework helps too.
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Trust Kelly Davis to come up with beauty and utility.
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The entry is so good. Such elegant simplicity. Mr. Davis did basically the same thing on his cabin thatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s featured in the Ã¢â‚¬Å“Not So Big HouseÃ¢â‚¬Â� book. This iteration seems more dramatic with the entry threshold immediately pulling the eye to the bird walk.
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- Location: San Francisco
It certainly is direct. And the axis of the entry passes straight through the house, through the kitchen in fact, to align with the birdwalk/deck (which appears to be slightly tapered in plan).
I was reminded of the alignment of the (former) entry point at Taliesin III residence with its Birdwalk.
Taliesin III, II
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- Location: Mason City, IA
Kelly has used this attractive random lap siding on several of his houses both indoors and outdoors.
The clerestory living room windows are reminiscent of several houses by E. Fay Jones.
Owner of the G. Curtis Yelland House (1910), by Wm. Drummond