This single family residence in Sonoma County's Alexander Valley uses regional agrarian buildings as prototypes for its form. To emphasize the building's formal connection to its context, the module of the surounding vineyard is used as a building block in both plan and elevation. Materials reinforce the rural and utilitarian nature of the structure. The three elements of the house are given specific programmatic functions; the cylinder is the garage, the barrel-vaulted 'shed' houses the public elements of the program, and the tower contains and makes intimate the master bedroom and study.
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