ABOUT THIS HOUSE
Architect/client: Ben Awes, principal, CityDeskStudio, Minneapolis.
Location: Near Two Harbors, Minn.
Contractor: Dale Torgerson, Two Harbors, Minn.
The design: Two structures, one for living and one for sleeping, connected by a glass breezeway.
The goal: To make it cozy for two people, but big enough for 20 and still not dominate the landscape.
Total square feet: 2,125 (1,200 in the main cabin and 925 in the bunkhouse).
Cost per square foot: $200.
HOME OF THE MONTH HOME OF THE MONTH APPEARS THE FIRST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH. THE PROGRAM IS A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE STAR TRIBUNE AND THE MINNESOTA CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS. THE 12 ARCHITECT-DESIGNED HOUSES WERE SELECTED BY A JURY OF EXPERTS.