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The Anderson House in Orting

 In the same way the stone house in New Jersey was built from on-site rocks and grew out of the mid-Atlantic environment, the Orting house was constructed primarily of western red cedar, hemlock, and douglas fir. Much of the cedar used in construction came from trees on the site.

Decks and overhangs were oriented to the views and the sun angles of summer and winter for solar heat gain or shading. The peak to ground roof in the front provided privacy, while three floors of windows on the back opened to Mount Rainier and wilderness.