Collection by Heather Corcoran

Homes That Made the Most of Steep-Grade Siting

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A dizzying drop doesn't have to be an architect's undoing. When good design grades on a curve, the results can still be A+.

A supposedly impossible site was the perfect plot for Hale (pictured) and Edmonds, who were searching for some sort of...
A maple tree grows through an ipe deck in the garden that Mary Barensfeld designed for a family in Berkeley, California.
Set in the lush Wisconsin forest, this neatly stacked cabin was built vertically in order to minimize the amount of...
Making use of the hilltop location, each window was planned to frame interesting vistas or to find the best sight lines...

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