Long, low forms help anchor the house to its meadow site while harmonizing with the long lines of the coastal hills beyond. A desire to recapture the strength of Sea Ranch’s roots led to the use of a wind protected courtyard, exposed interior framing, traditional shed roofs with lean-tos, 1 x 12 rough redwood board siding, and corrugated sheet metal roofing, left to weather naturally.

tin roof, the sea ranch, ca