Summer Lake / A Small Rural Retreat

By Melissa Dalton Photos by Jeremy Bronson Nestled in a prairie at the edge of the Great Basin, this modest, shed-roofed home effortlessly blends in with its natural setting. Located at the PLAYA Artist Retreat Center at Summer Lake, the … Continue reading

Fine Homebuilding Best Small Home 2013

Best Small Home Featuring: River Road Mini Home FineHomebuilding awards a handful of homes their Houses Awards each year that illustrate exceptional residences that balance cost, efficiency, style. Their “award for the best small home this year goes to Nir … Continue reading

Small Home Suits Its Site

By Nir Pearlson Photos by Jeremy Bronson;                   Roger Ota & Patrick Welsh where noted   This compact, panelized home takes its design inspiration from the vast Oregon landscape and local building … Continue reading

Bird’s Eye View

A cabin turns into a home By Vanessa Salvia Photos by Jeremy Bronson A ONE-ROOM CABIN PERCHED AT THE base of a steep, wooded hill was a suitable weekend getaway, but it needed more space, easy access to the outdoors, … Continue reading

Back to the Future

By Paul Omundson Photos by Jeremy Bronson SOMETIMES A PIANO NEEDS TUNING. SO IT IS WITH homes, too, especially for a small, modest mid-century abode built in the 1960s, sitting atop the Hendricks Hills neighborhood. The house’s style, popular from … Continue reading

The Art of Architectural Sustainability

By Ryan Beltram Finding Nir Pearlson’s architect studio is a bit tricky. Located off of Agate Alley, the quaint and unassuming space might go unnoticed to a passing jogger, but if you stop and actually look at it, the small studio … Continue reading