A Portland Home Combines Midcentury Style and Sustainable Design as It Bridges Wetlands

The Patton New Century House treads lightly on the land while providing wide-open living spaces.
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Just because Mike Horton and Pam Hroza bought a sheep farm doesn’t mean they were ready to head out to pasture (so to speak). But they had to admit: The three-acre property in Portland’s West Hills had possibilities.

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Brian Libby
Dwell Contributor
Brian Libby is a Portland-based architecture writer who has contributed to Dwell since 2004. He has also written for The New York Times, Architect, CityLab, Salon, Metropolis, Architectural Record and The Oregonian, among others.


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