Lake Effect: A Minnesota Cabin Renovation Creates an Earth-Friendly Home

A homeowner’s deep commitment to understanding the materials she uses— where they come from and how they’re made—makes all the difference.

Medora’s bathroom greets the outside with these high windows from Loewen. An Inuit whale-bone carving from Sivertson Gallery (in Grand Marais, Minnesota) sits in the windowsill.
Photography By Terrence Moore