An Architect and His Preteen Daughter Built This Tiny Backyard Retreat Together

An Architect and His Preteen Daughter Built This Tiny Backyard Retreat Together

By J. Michael Welton / Photos by Art Grice
On Bainbridge Island, Jim and Hannah Cutler create a cabin for reading and working.

Twelve-year-old Hannah Cutler worked mightily last year to design and build a tiny cabin on an island in Puget Sound with her father, architect Jim Cutler. Along the way, she learned a valuable life lesson: If you can see it in your mind, you can make it.

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