Setting the Stage
- Nestled in an apple grove in Sebastopol, California, the Orchard House is a rural idyll.
- In January 2003, we issued a challenge to 16 architects: Design a modern prefab home for $200,000.
- Taking cues from traditional Swedish rooflines but rejecting the precedent of subpar prefab, Claesson Koivisto Rune bring light and style to their "site-generic" design.
- Architect Jim Garrison of Brooklyn-based Garrison Architects was asked to design a lakeside retreat for visiting families at a boarding school for troubled teens, Star Commonwealth, in Albion,…