Mother Nature’s Living Room

Outdoor rooms, porches, and pavilions let you come home again to the natural world. Let nature’s elements be your palette and sensory delight your touchstone.

Imagine sleeping outdoors in a nurturing nest like this bale (pronounced BAH-lay) and waking up to the whirring of hummingbird wings. In Point Reyes Station, California, James Stark and Penny Livingston-Stark don’t just dream about it—they do it.
Photo By Penny Livingston