Camp Revamp

June 15, 2020

Maine Home + Design featured a California vacation home tucked into the trees. The home's original footprint and layout posed challenges for the team at Winkelman Architecture to work around. For example, the foundation work, water systems, etc. had to be planned around oak tree roots. Inside, lack of interior partitions made it difficult to hide venting and plumbing. Despite initial troubleshooting, the home offered so much potential, mainly in its spacious plot and lake view. Inspired by the campsite feel of the space, the team separated spaces into multiple buildings, some outfitted with cedar shingles and others with plank siding. Marvin windows — especially the large triangular one above the living space — lets in an abundance of natural light.

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