Exterior, House Building Type, and Mid-Century Building Type “They wanted the new cabin to make a ‘L’ shape with the older cabin, but I convinced them to mimic the old cabin on the opposite side,” architect D’Arcy Jones says. “So the new site has two buildings across from each other, like an equal sign.” Birch trees grow between the cabins in a shared courtyard.  Photo 2 of 10 in A Couple’s Cherished Vacation Home is Given a Second Life