Lake houses celebrate leisure. Formed with strong ties to their context, these residences echo their waterfront surroundings. Oriented to views and open vistas, contemporary lake houses emerged from vernacular building traditions.
Built with careful attention to craft innate connections to the landscape, lake houses frame the outdoors while blurring the boundaries between exterior and interior space. These projects form a modern language for the rural retreat, escapes built for weekend vacations and permanent residence alike.
We’ve gathered together the following collection exploring modern lake house design.