For this home on Lake-of-the-woods, charcoal fibre cement board panels and glass wrap a bleached pine and birch interior – a Lake House for an extended family. The compressed entrance from the north opens up to expansive views south across Clearwater Bay. Living spaces are characterized by transparency, north / south views and openings to maximize air flow in the heat of the summer. A flexible program allows for a varied combination of guests and friends. Exposed larch columns and beams provide a timber frame skeleton, while the state-of-the-art glass an aluminum walls represents a more contemporary world.