The structure sits on a gently sloping site with a tree-lined backdrop and a reservoir in the distance. Located adjacent to the owners’ existing home, the pavilion defines an edge to the pool and open lawn on one side and expansive natural woodland on the other. The structure intertwines exterior and interior spaces and volumes while accommodating a dining porch, screened sitting room and changing room. The sliding screen doors allow for the flexibility of space while the horizontal plane of the red cedar roof unifies these separate rooms. The mass of the stone fireplace provides a vertical anchor and separation between the open front of the screened porch and the closed volumes of the powder and changing room. Natural elements found at the site, wood, stone, fire and water are used as building materials to connect the pavilion to the surrounding landscape.

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