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The Minnesota lake home is a 5,500 SF family retreat—located just ½ hour from the TwinCities metropolitan area on a gorgeous rural, 8.5-acre site with lake access. Its owners tasked TE Studio to create a building that blends a rural Minnesota vernacular with clean modern lines. The design breaks the program down into a number of substructures—namely the main building, an adjacent living and dining room pavilion, as well as a three-season porch on the south side. The north side offers access to an attached garage and office building. The floor plan design incorporates moments of surprise, cozy spaces, as well as clearly separated public and private areas that lend themselves to comfortable and functional everyday living, as well as entertaining and recreation. The residence is purposefully located in the center of the property—not adjacent to the lake. It takes advantage of...

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We finally got around to rendering a current project in rural Minnesota. This farmhouse replaces a family home and becomes...

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We are busy working on new projects. Minnesota Passive House Farm This Minnesota farmhouse replaces a family home and beco...

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