This raises the long house plans bow tie design that would maximize the glass – and the stunning views – while minimizing the visual impact of the landscape. Cottage style design offers a homely charm with a natural finish slate, cedar shingles and copper-colored roof that stretches in two volumes and framing the view outside. This design Canada lake home has a beautiful natural characteristics, which radiates relaxed comfort of a relaxing retreat high above the hustle and bustle of everyday. The design of this wooden house built for the couple and their two children, visitors and family, divided as the main residence and guest house are connected under one roof. Designed by Calgary-based Sturgess Architecture, the country was a wooden house on Bowen Island on the north facing escarpment overlooking Howe Sound, surrounded by nature with the water at the foot of the 100m below.