The Temple is the House: A Sacred Cedar Home

Finely crafted with solid cedar timbers, this retreat on British Columbia's Gambier Island proves that building a good home is a sacred act.

A glazed roof opening throws early morning sunlight into the west-facing kitchen, which opens to the southeast-facing dining room. Mann designed the round door, which was beautifully executed by metalworker Thor Sunde of nearby Vancouver.
Michael Shopenn