Palmer Pointe Lake Home, Lake Minnetonka, Minn.

Outdoor Spaces

The circular patio serves as an intimate gathering spot between the house's main terrace and the lake edge.



  • Rock Star

    The puzzle piece stonework of this fireplace was designed “to look like an object sitting in the room,” says project architect David Leonard. 

  • Arch Rival

    A two-story fireplace composed of native fieldstone draws family members to the great room of a Hudson Valley vacation compound.

  • Quarry House

    The architect wanted to highlight not only the natural environs but the history of the land as well, and a house infused with stone seemed the way to go.