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Vehicles are confined to the road "pad" which is protected by the elevated guest house volume. as the entry threads through the four-foot-diameter tree trunks towards the waterfront it rises seven feet into the air. A series of piloti, support the thick wood frame of the main house, allowing water and air to reach the soil below, thus creating a "transparent footprint" that minimizes the structure's impact on the native ecology. 

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