star tribune/aia home of the month

Home of the Month appears in the Homes section the first Sunday of every month. The program, a partnership between the Star Tribune and the Minnesota chapter of the American Institute of Architects, features architect-designed houses selected by a jury of experts. The houses represent a range of prices, styles and locations.

about this project

What: Glass and concrete home on a wooded site in La Crosse, Wis., inspired by midcentury modern architecture and the Barcelona Pavilion.

Size: The main home's 1,500 square feet of space includes two bedrooms and one bathroom; the studio has 320 square feet, which includes a bathroom with a shower.

Design team: Architect Kerrik Wessel with Heather Sexton,, Roseville, 651-484-9190.

Builder: Paul Manske, La Crosse, Wis.

Cost: $325,000.