Lake Sunapee, NH
Getting out on the water is easy via this timber boathouse which houses the family's watercraft–from powerboats to kayaks to paddleboards. The floor of the building sinks into–and rises out of–the lake, moving up or down with the changing water. Cool engineering connections integrating wood and steel join the floor with the timber frame.
Complex trusses, clerestory windows, light from above. Modern timber framing in the hands of an inspired architect.
Eric Fraser, GM, Timber Framing, New Energy Works
Architect: Marcus Gleysteen Architects
Builder: C.W. Ostrom Builders