The authenticity of this simple home-style appeal, surrounded by quiet woods and pond landscape outside. Clients’ love of the outdoors, botany, wildlife and the horses put their own house with its charming rural countryside. A private, peaceful location surrounded by nature sets the tone for this chic concrete house, described by the architects of Schuchart / Dow as a “natural Northwest contemporary. “Spanning 11,000 square feet, concrete home construction is a modern touch of contemporary features such as concrete floors and walls, stainless steel kitchen countertops and basalt, was brought back to Earth with the” state “details such as post-and-beam construction of reclaimed Douglas Fir. deepen the relationship between nature and architecture, large windows in each room provide a natural home design is lush, green views.