This is a second home for a family of five intended as a place to get away from their professional careers in Nashville and focus on their family. The house is intentionally small, but with various spaces for group activities and individual quiet spaces. Built on a steep slope overlooking Center Hill Lake, the family areas face the south sky for daylight and warmth on winter afternoons. The bedrooms are on the north side providing a thermal and visual buffer to the neighboring houses. The large screen porches and decks expand the useable space of the house and encourage outdoor activities.