Building Maine’s Great Spaces
building offering views to the lake and stepped up the bar
and kitchen to accommodate the garage ramp underneath.
They created a 1,200-square-foot terrace with firepit just
outside the cafe and lounge, and a 2,000-square-foot
“green roof” that serves as a breakout space for the meeting rooms on the second floor.
The 45-foot dimension of the structure made a typical corridor of guest rooms impossible. So Smith and
Buckley picked up on a novel idea suggested by the owners: square rooms with split baths. The entrance to each
room is flanked by a toilet/sink space on one side and a
shower/sink space on the other. Sliding doors made of