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Dempsey Residence Lake Sylvia, Minnesota

This lake retreat was designed to be comfortable for a family of five and also to accommodate extended family. Situated on a ridge between the lake on one side and wetlands on the other, the structure had minimum impact on the site. The main level is an open plan with the kitchen, dining and living areas open to one another with views to the lake. The bedrooms are built into the roof to reduce the scale, and a bunk room occupies space over the garage. The tower connects the garage with the living spaces, and a 360-degree view space occupies the highest level of the tower.

Design by Paul Hannan with Stacia Hood.
Construction by Erotas Building Corp.
Photographs by Greg Page.

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