Searching for a place to build a remote cabin getaway for themselves and their pets, the clients and the design team followed an old, abandoned logging road that meandered its way through the site. It quickly became clear the only buildable area was actually on the narrow road at its very end. The constraints of this narrow site served to drive much of the design. In form the cabin is a simple bar of cedar and glass running along the length of the old logging road. Anchored into the hillside, a sweeping concrete wall serves as the main organizing spine to the home, holding back the earth. Entering the interior space of the cabin, the main kitchen, living, dining space is rich with warm wood, views of the forest, and glulam beams running the length of the ceiling. The public and private spaces are separated by a double-sided, board-formed concrete fireplace. Two bedrooms, a bath, and the master suite make up the modest private portion of the cabin. The client’s love for the ritual of making camp fires for warmth and gathering is expressed in three unique locations: the main hearth, a small wood stove, and an exterior fire pit surrounded by the forested landscape. An exterior patio wraps the length of the home and sits underneath a large single-slope roof to shield the home from the harsh environment and provides ample space for outdoor living. Built by Petrine Construction.