Shou Sugi Ban

Michigan Lake House

October 1, 2017
A weather-ready home with Japanese influences, by Desai Chia Architecture

Shortly after accepting a commission to design a weekend lake house for a family in northern Michigan, Arjun Desai, AIA, and Katherine Chia, AIA, founding principals of New York–based Desai Chia Architecture, took a trip to Japan that would have an unexpected and dramatic impact on their approach.