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Built on a gently sloping site, the cabin gradually steps down on the landscape from the master bedroom down to the light-filled living room. The sloping diagonal roof helps frame views of the forest and provides tall-ceiling volumes for the bedroom and bathroom areas. FRANK/ARCHITECTS strategically placed windows and skylights to open the house up to views and sun-dappled light.

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Inside, the eye is immediately drawn to the double-height, nearly floor-to-ceiling panels of glass that open the living room up to views of the redwood forest and blur the line between indoor and outdoor living. Cylindrical tree trunk-like columns hold up interior beams and bring the feeling of the forest indoors. A rotating wood stove is tucked in the corner next to beautiful filigreed wooden screens brought over from India that evoke the lacy undergrowth of the redwood leaves.