Gallery: The Pierre: A Breathtaking Hideaway Tucked in a Cluster of Roc...

The Pierre is a breathtaking home tucked away in the cluster of rocks it was named after ("Pierre" means "Stone" in French). Olson Kundig Architects designed the hideaway for the owner, who was inspired by the lovely views from the property of the archipelago of the San Juan Islands. The bunker-like villa was built using largely local materials, and its green roof and rocky color cause it to melt away into its peaceful surroundings.

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  1. dunk2 October 19, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    Simply inspiring!

  2. cynic November 18, 2010 at 10:31 pm

    Can the world only be saved by very rich people’s houses & expensive clothing?

  3. mydesignchic November 18, 2010 at 9:36 pm

    Breathtaking indeed – the view, the interior and the exterior…all spectacular!! Thanks for sharing ~

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