Frank Lloyd Wright River Forest House

“Isabel Roberts was a member of Wright’s design team and in 1908 she had this house built at 603 Edgewood Place. It has undergone two renovations in 1922 William Drummond did the first remodeling. He replaced the stucco exterior with brick and moved the door. The second update was done in 1958 by Wright himself who, among other things, moved the door back to it’s original location. The home was plagued by leaks but with a tree growing through the middle of it I think your gonna have problems. And like all of Wrights River Forest homes this home is in the historic district.”

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Zen forest house

Judging by all the positive comments, this tiny home is one of reader’s favorites. It really is a stunner. So nice and yet so simple.

“Brian Schulz wanted to see “how small of a house I could make feel big”. Inspired by the traditional Japanese minka homes that rely on local materials and steeply sloped roofs to create affordable, open structures, Schulz created a home using materials salvaged or sourced from within 10 miles of his home.

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