Designed by Hufft Architects and perched on a cliff overlooking a creek and forest, the Tree House in Mission Hills, Kansas is a contemporary residence implementing traditional architectural forms complemented by modern details and materials. A modest front elevation belies an impressive rear façade that extends down the hillside, where large windows and an expansive deck allow residents to enjoy the impressive view. Exterior walls are covered in ipe siding, which extends past the edges of the home to aid in privacy and solar regulation.
Inside, reclaimed slate from Kansas City school chalkboards covers sliding walls and doors. The partitions allow interior spaces to either be divided from one another or fully open to one another.
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