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Eagle Harbor Cabin modern-entry

Eagle Harbor Cabin

The Eagle Harbor Cabin is located on a wooded waterfront property on Lake Superior, at the northerly edge of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, about 300 miles northeast of Minneapolis.
The wooded 3-acre site features the rocky shoreline of Lake Superior, a lake that sometimes behaves like the ocean. The 2,000 SF cabin cantilevers out toward the water, with a 40-ft. long glass wall facing the spectacular beauty of the lake. The cabin is composed of two simple volumes: a large open living/dining/kitchen space with an open timber ceiling structure and a 2-story “bedroom tower,” with the kids’ bedroom on the ground floor and the parents’ bedroom stacked above.
The interior spaces are wood paneled, with exposed framing in the ceiling. The cabinets use PLYBOO, a FSC-certified bamboo product, with mahogany end panels. The use of mahogany is repeated in the custom mahogany/steel curvilinear dining table and in the custom mahogany coffee table. The cabin has a simple, elemental quality that is enhanced by custom touches such as the curvilinear maple entry screen and the custom furniture pieces. The cabin utilizes native Michigan hardwoods such as maple and birch. The exterior of the cabin is clad in corrugated metal siding, offset by the tall fireplace mass of Montana ledgestone at the east end.
The house has a number of sustainable or “green” building features, including 2x8 construction (40% greater insulation value); generous glass areas to provide natural lighting and ventilation; large overhangs for sun and snow protection; and metal siding for maximum durability. Sustainable interior finish materials include bamboo/plywood cabinets, linoleum floors, locally-grown maple flooring and birch paneling, and low-VOC paints.

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May 30, 2014
quanandmissy wrote:
cost to build - how much was it per sq ft?
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Thanks for your question about the curvilinear maple screen wall at our Eagle Harbor project. I am sorry but I don't have a cost breakdown for the screen wall, since it was part of the cabinet package.
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Different but very creative looking wall. Was it an indoor or outdoor wall?
    Bookmark   May 30, 2014 at 8:42PM
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The screen is a combination of maple wood and steel. Blackened steel accents are another element that provide continuity throughout the house. The screen is toed into plates on the floor to keep it from toppling over.

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chadtacular added this to capitol
January 30, 2015
screen wall
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March 26, 2014
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wood and metal
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November 2, 2013
this is a close up of the slatted screen
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detail on wood
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October 6, 2013
Great idea for screen
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Pared división
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separador de cocina
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room divider
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see comment from previous stairs photo - sillar treppen custom - AWESOME
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They call this the curvilinear panel. A closer view..
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Partition idea
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Division de madera
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Wood divider
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Glass in frobt
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Slatted screen close up
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Divider Screen
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The screen is a combination of maple wood and steel. Blackened steel accents are another element that provide continuity throughout the house. The screen is toed into plates on the floor to keep it from toppling over.
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room divider
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intreresting idea
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February 18, 2013
Maple wood and steel for a room divider! Very cool!
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February 16, 2013
wood and metal screen
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February 11, 2013
maple wood and black steel screen (could use as railing)
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This would make an awesome handrail.
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separación virtual
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maple/steel screen
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wood screen
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Great deviding wall.
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reminds me of judd sculpture
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wood screen
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screening is amazing
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Great idea for divider
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custom screen in Unit#3?? Made of maple wood and steel
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Openess-mid-century style-asian feel
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room divider details
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someone I could do with all that ash
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entry screen detail
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room screen
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a closer look at the room divider
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Screen or privacy fence design
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February 6, 2013
Michigan house screen to separate living area from front door.
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February 4, 2013
Solid maple horizontals and black-painted steel tubes. Maple components are curved. Vertical tubes have bottom plates which are screwed into the floor to ensure stability.
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room divider
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Cool divider
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I rely like this, I think it is a divider, but not sure.
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Detail of the break
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