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Rustic Prairie House in Wisconsin reaches for the stars with a rooftop observatory

The client was looking for a house that would provide a strong connection to nature and the elements. The architects responded with a design that combines open and closed space, as well as artificial and natural materials. The rustic charm and industrial elements inspired by agricultural architecture of the region is exemplified by the choice of cladding – galvanized zinc – and the design of the ladder that leads to the rooftop observatory where the owner can pursue his hobby.
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