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What makes this small house work so well? The fireplace and the greenhouse entry.

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A fireplace and a greenhouse play lead roles in the function of this house.

The large fireplace stands at one end of a central wall, separating the main floor into four sections: entry hall with open stairwell, kitchen, dining area, and living room. The small kitchen opens on the dining area but can be closed off with shoji screens. Two steps down, the living room spreads to the full width of the wing. Visual interest inside and out is provided by the 11-foot-square greenhouse entry. A baffle from street noise, it also serves as an air-lock entry and a source of sunlight. Inside the structure, a Japanese-style garden features subtropical plants surrounding stone pathways and a rock-lined pond.

An L-shaped pun wraps the house around a driveway on a steep and narrow corner lot. The longer wing--a mere 18 feet wide-steps down the hill in three levels. On the main floor, large windows and changes in floor level and ceiling height also keep the 1,850-square-foot house surprisingly spacious. Portland architect Jerry Ward designed the house.
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