Mountain style glass exterior home photo in Other

Seven Sticks Lakehouse

Rustic Exterior

Built on telephone poles and once nicknamed "7 sticks house," a client with an existing house at Smith Lake (outside Birmingham) wanted to add on to maximize the view and their site. The site was comprised of a gaggle of scrappy pines and I wanted to honor their displacement with seven telephone poles. Using only one solid wall for the kitchen, all other sides are glass for a tree-house effect. The design won an AIA Award in 2007.
Mountain style glass exterior home photo in Other - Houzz

Questions About This Photo (7)

aemblom wrote:March 12, 2013
  • Jillian Staton
    7 years ago
    Hi! The paned glass windows are lovely, but do they detract from the view across the water?
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    Jeffrey Dungan Architects
    7 years ago
    Jillian, when we design a home, we fully consider and let the surroundings (the movement of the sun, the features of the land, the topography) dictate how the structure is created. We never want any obstruction of natural beauty. You can visit our web site to learn more about this space, and I believe there is a photo looking out. Thanks!
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