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A House Not Built for Human Beings

By Zachary Edelson / Photos by Ike Edeani
An architect-turned-falconer considers animals and nature when designing his own home.
The 14-foot-tall redwood fragment dwarfs visitors to architect Allan Shope’s living room, though its sheer size betrays a different kind of immensity: over 2,000 years of fine growth rings, a humbling reminder of nature’s passage of time.

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