Well-organized home design keeps clean lines, energy efficiency and beautiful style on display

The Oregonian wrote an article on The Vermont Street Project our timber frame showhome in Portland, Oregon. The piece is packed with great design highlights and tips, images, a slideshow, and floor plans. Read it all here.

Jonathan Orpin, Maxine Bromfield (with Annie) and their son, Jake Orpin (with Dexter) moved into their home at the end of 2009 and feel now as if they are getting in the rhythm of the house, using and enjoying what each space offers. Photo by Stephen Cridland

High design, low impact

An article from Canandaigua Magazine by Erich Van Dussen with photos by Matt Wittmeyer:

High Design Low Impact Article on Timber Frame Home

 

Copy from High Design Timber Frame Article

 

Timber Frame Home Entry

Almost every detail of the house kept the environment in mind, down to the Cedar shingles (certified by the Forest Stewardship Council) and the EnviroShake roofing.

 

interior timber frame kitchen

Various types of wood used throughout the house were reclaimed from old barns, industrial timbers and mills. Local Sheldon Slate was used in the kitchen.

 

Second body copy for timber article

 

Interior Images of Timber Frame Lakeside Home

Last copy on timber home