Ovidiu Slavulete

Sylvan Retreat: textured wood structure with a green roof

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Pleated House is a sylvan retreat designed by Milwaukee firm Johnsen Schmaling Architects. Description by Johnsen Schmaling: The client, an empty-nester couple, wanted an unassuming retreat that would defer to the surrounding forest. In response, the architects designed a simple rectangular volume notched by a tapering forecourt and a patio directly opposite.