Exterior, House Building Type, and Wood Siding Material A verdant tundra that the architect dubbed the “courtyard” separates Bullitt’s house from his 900-square-foot studio. The space, which is planted with Bog Myrtle, bearberry, and other native plants, “reinforces...the dominance of the landscape over the building,” the architect says. “The end result was an exceedingly naturalized setting.”  Search "landscapes--trees" from An Artist Builds a Wooden Home That Lets Nature Be the Boss