Collection by Diana Budds

Hail Cedar: 7 Houses that Make Use of Cedar Wood


One of the most ubiquitous materials in projects featured in our pages is cedar—a tree species that's found all around the globe. Spy seven projects that deftly use wood in the following slideshow.

A second-story Dutch door above the canopy ushers in sunlight and breezes.
Ciavarra deployed a restrained materials palette on the exterior, which was inspired by the landscape.
Ample windows cut into the north elevation of the Valentine House, behind which live the architects.
While most of the ground level is given over to the large open living and dining area, it also includes a small pantry,...
Linus, Archie, and Olive relax on the home’s cedar-lined front deck that opens off the main living area.
Perched on top of a hill, the house is accessed by a long staircase that runs up to the exterior courtyard.
The view from the master bedroom down the long cedar corridor into the living room is one of the home’s real pleasures.
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