An Architect Helps Longtime Family Friends Rebuild After a California Wildfire

Risa Boyer designs a tiny, light-filled cabin for a retired couple after a devastating fire.

In October of 2017, Northern California suffered a cluster of wildfires that burned for nearly the entire month, causing 44 deaths and destroying 8,900 buildings. Michele and Fred Smith’s longtime home on the slopes of Mount Veeder in Napa County was one of them.

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