Five of the best contemporary houses in Wisconsin

Five of the best houses in Wisconsin on Dezeen

This week's roundup of houses from each of the 50 American states focuses on Wisconsin, and includes a charred timber cabin and the renovation of a Frank Lloyd Wright house outside Milwaukee (+ slideshow).


Linear Cabin by Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Linear Cabin by Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Milwaukee-based Johnsen Schmaling Architects completed a family retreat in rural Wisconsin featuring blackened pine cladding, concrete floors and wide-span glass doors. Find out more about Linear Cabin »


Beach Cottage by Ramsey Jones Architects

Lake Michigan beach cottage by Ramsey Jones Architects

This vacation home in Wisconsin consists of a slender rectangular bar with a square opening framing views of one of the USA's Great Lakes. Find out more about Beach Cottage »


Family Retreat by Salmela Architects

Family Retreat by Salmela Architects

A slatted-timber gallery is raised above the porch of this woodland lodge near the shore of Lake Superior. Find out more about Family Retreat »


Adelman House by TKWA

Adelman House renovation by Kubala Washtatko Architects

Milwaukee firm The Kubala Washatko Architects renovated a 1940s house by legendary American architect Frank Lloyd Wright near the city, adding a pool building informed by the home's original site plan. Find out more about Adelman House »


Stacked Cabin by Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Stacked Cabin by Johnsen Schmaling Architects

Johnsen Schmaling Architects chose a palette of bare concrete, cedar and anodised metal to construct this small family retreat in a remote Wisconsin forest. Find out more about Stacked Cabin »