The revival interprets elements of early-20-century Arts & Crafts houses, with an embrace of new technology, universal design, and environmentally responsible building practices. Some revival motifs have become familiar: enveloping rooflines, battered porch columns and over-scaled brackets, the use of river rock and shingles.
Tradition runs strong on Crane Island in Lake Minnetonka: the new house had to look like it was built in 1910.
The new country house is substantial and stately, yet intimate and warmly inviting.
An enlightened architect's interpretation of British Arts & Crafts precedents, for a house in New Jersey.