A Butterfly-Inspired Retreat By Feldman Architecture

San Francisco-based studio Feldman Architecture designed an eco-conscious retreat perched in the hills of California.

Taking its design – and name – from the butterflies in the area, the home consists of three connected pavilions, topped by a soaring roof, on which rainwater is harvested. According to a statement from the architects, “Early in the design process, the clients observed that butterflies, too, called the site home, and the form of the house refers specifically to the insect’s lightness and grace.”

"The form of the house refers specifically to the insect’s lightness and grace."

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