The house is located on a wooded lot adjacent to a cliff. The exterior calls to mind the dry laid stone walls prevalent in the surrounding area, with grey metal panels echoing the schist cliffs and Corten elements referencing the industrial past of the town. Salvaged steel factory sash windows form a green house overlooking the woods.
The interior highlights the connections to the woods, Details like include using one of the trees felled on the site to make a bench for the entry and using the owner’s laboratory glass collection to create a chandelier for the main space. The house was designed with passive house principals.