interior gner jessica helgerson & her circle of relatives had every intention of spending just a few nights in their new summer home. but the weekend was a couple of weeks & up till these days the helgersons can not convey themselves depart. "we came visiting on the weekend of my day & never left " says helgerson. it's easy see why.
the small house located north of portland on picturesque sauvie tropical island is a part of a unadorned wildlife & agricultural keep. "we fell in love with the place after our first hike but it took a unadorned at the same time as prior to we found our home. we noticed such a lot possible in this e in spite of finding it in a completely run-down state. its dimension is unquestionably out of the extraordinary for this area but when you consider that we've scale things down we have now all grow to be more iplined when it comes what we eat and de r into the house " says helgerson.
farmhouse exterior through jessica helgerson inside gn who s right here: helgerson; her husband architect yianni doulis; & their 2 children region: sauvie tropical isle oregon size: 540 sq. feet; 1 bed room tub drowsing loft that's interesting: the home is in its 5th use. past it was a unadorned unmarried-family house vanport village shipyard worker's goose-checking station an vehicle mechanic's run-down. inexperienced roof planted with moss and ferns from surrounding columbia river replaced deteriorating insulates efficiently.
"every place property works laborious that truly purpose. we revamped whole lot gutted grew to become interiors into extremely environment friendly e " says helgerson. . Dining room.
small homes ,, small es , tours. an extraordinarily scaled-down home and garden for a unadorned couple and their 2 children fosters sustainability and togetherness.