Summer Camp Inspired Cabin Immersed In A Majestic Grove Of Redwoods 

Dotter & Solfjeld Architecture + Design is responsible for the design of this summer  camp-inspired cabin set on a heavily wooded 4-acre site in the town of Ross, just north of San Francisco, California.

Surrounded by a magnificent grove of Redwood trees, this home has the air of a very sophisticated campsite in the woods.

The goal for the design was to bring the woods into the interior, creating a deeply immersive woodland lifestyle carried out with meticulous care.

Inside, a vaulted great room houses the living and dining spaces, as well as an open kitchen

A ship’s ladder leads to an upper-level loft, and a short set of stairs leads to a master bedroom tucked behind the living room.

The project team incorporated steel shear walls to address the structural and construction challenge presented by the expansive windows that flood the wood-lined interior with light.

The tightly constructed interior includes several unexpected features, including a laundry room door inset into the kitchen cabinetry and a loft railing with an integrated gate for furniture placement.

This small retreat is designed with two zones – one with a kitchenette, and one housing a bunk room and poker room.

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