Syracuse Treehouse

    A small cabin on posts, straddling the trunk of a maple tree in North Portland. The post location was constrained by the roots of the tree, which thus determined the final shape of the structure. The clients desire for a curving and irregular structure was met with a rainscreen of cedar bender boards backed by salvaged roofing membrane. This membrane also underlies the cedar of the roof which undulates on a framework of roundwood rafters.