Up North, Looking East: A Reclaimed Timber Japanese-Style House in Wisconsin

Built using trees thinned from the well-nurtured forest around it, a home brings the wisdom of Japanese farmhouse building to the Wisconsin woods.

Patricia, a cooking and baking enthusiast, wanted a large kitchen designed for entertaining. She opted to forego upper cabinets so she could take advantage of the kitchen's gorgeous views. Patricia says the trade-off had the added benefit of forcing her to limit the amount of stuff she keeps in her kitchen.
Photo By Mark Sokolowski