The light-filled entry of the Shaw House, built in 1974 with redwood timbers salvaged from the local Dolan Creek Bridge in Big Sur, Calif., and now owned by Resurrection Vintage co-founder Mark Haddawy (inset); its view of the Pacific Ocean.
Shou sugi ban - charred wood siding from reSawn Timber Company
mark haddaway / will shaw house, big sur
The vast amounts of redwood here are amazing and most of the homes chose to leave it unfinished and natural which allows it to silver over time. It suits the landscape naturally and as a result, nature predominates, not the buildings.