Courtyard House

A new house on a corner lot designed for a young family with a restricted construction budget. The two-story home is orientated around the southern court-yard. The great room, that is located on the west end of the house, has a double height ceiling with a catwalk library overlooking the space. The home is com-posed of an expressed heavy-timber wood roof structure, tall masonry support columns and concertina glass doors or large windows that span between the columns and can be fully opened to the courtyard.