Drawing, Design for Chicken Point Cabin, Hayden Lake, Idaho: Big Window Gizmo, 2000–03
Graphite on heavy tracing paper.
Gift of Tom Kundig. 2010-10-5.
- Architect: Tom Kundig
What is this?
Design for window gizmo.
Why is this in our collection?
Chicken Point Cabin in Haydon Lake, Idaho, is a relatively small (2,600 square feet), year-round weekend retreat commissioned by a family with two young children that typifies the personality, general architectural philosophy, and key characteristics of architect Tom Kundig’s work. A native of the Pacific Northwest, Kundig comes from a craft-based design culture rooted in the area’s industrial and timber heritage. As an accomplished alpine climber, Kundig is familiar with the rugged outdoors of tall trees, rocks, lakes, big sky, as well as with ropes and other mountaineering equipment, all of which have influenced his architectural practice. His early work as a sculptor’s assistant, fabricating... more