This open plan, modern longhouse uses a simple, easy to build configuration, much like the Native American longhouses that were built along the Columbia River in former times. Clad in only western red cedar, this design seeks to achieve a minimalist aesthetic while still providing warmth through materiality.
Location: Klickitat County ,WA
Area: 1954 ft²
Status: Concept Design
Fireplace wall w/ venetian plaster and cedar paneling. The contrast between the warm cedar and dark grays are perfect for the Pacific Northwest.
Island w/ basalt countertops. Cedar paneling and casework details to tie this home together with its surroundings and the landscape.
The floor plan of the modern longhouse.
The kitchen of the modern longhouse with vertical grain douglas fir cabinets w/ hidden push hardware, basalt countertops + backsplash.