Learn How to Connect with Nature from This Off-the-Grid Prefab

Learn How to Connect with Nature from This Off-the-Grid Prefab

By Brian Libby / Photos by The Morrisons
A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington is one with the land.

When Vancouver-based architect Jesse Garlick was growing up, his family used to take him sailing. Those aquatic outings instilled a love of solitude, design, and self-sufficiency that inspired him to join his profession. But when Garlick and his wife, Susan Elliott, decided to build a vacation retreat, they chose a different kind of geography and challenge: a prefabricated, off-the-grid home in eastern Washington’s high desert. 

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