This house, has no shortage of natural space to work with. Located in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Ohio it was built in 1954 by local architect E. Keith Haag.
With all this space (10 acres to be precise, and more beyond that in the National Park itself), it’s a pleasant surprise to see such an economical design. This is perhaps best displayed by the prevalence of built-cabinetry. The bedroom displays the best example, with a full wall given over to an intricate arrangement drawers and cupboards.
A similar wall of cabinets is also in evidence in the open plan living area, which sports the same polished wood, a consistent rich brown, from floor, to wall, all the way to the ceiling.
From the moment the visitor sets foot in the house, they are presented with a set of Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Chairs (there they are once again), in the entrance hall. From there, the mid-century edge carries on throughout, only to be interrupted by the slightly out of place introduction of classical 19th century design in the recreation room.
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