Collection by Allie Weiss

Peek Through the Trees and Spot a Modern Dream Home


An efficient dwelling feels right at home in nature.

TACT Design created this 3,600-square-foot house for a couple who wanted to set up a permanent home on the shores of...
Shaded by the surrounding trees, and featuring a trellised overhang, the structure limits its auxiliary energy needs.
A concrete floor slab also absorbs heat, helping to moderate the climate. The house doesn't require air conditioning.
Operable windows on the South- and North-facing facades allow cross ventilation The bedroom is spartan, save for an...
The interior and exterior are limited to natural materials: stone, wood, and concrete.