“Because you have this incredible proximity and connection to the outside, you have a higher aesthetic awareness.”—Andrew Heid, architect  Modern Homes in the Forest from This House Gets Better with Age

Modern Homes in the Forest

For an aging couple in Oregon, living in a single-level home was becoming more and more important, as was the idea of creating a lifelong, “family camp” dwelling. The couple’s son, architect Andrew Heid, built this gorgeous abode amidst the trees on a parcel of land in the Willamette Valley, near the historic town of Aurora. “Because you have this incredible proximity and connection to the outside, you have a higher aesthetic awareness,” says Heid.

“Because you have this incredible proximity and connection to the outside, you have a higher aesthetic awareness.”—Andrew Heid, architect

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