Mount Veeder Cabin by Risa Boyer Architecture

An Architect Helps Longtime Family Friends Rebuild After a California Wildfire

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Boyer first visited the site in 2018 for the redesign. Having grown up in the area, it was awful to see the devastating effects of the fire, but there were also signs of regrowth just a year later. "The redwoods had started to grow a little fuzzy green against the charred black [bark]," says Boyer. "It was kind of promising. It felt hopeful that nature was coming back so quickly."