Set at the fringe of a transparent, deep lake simply north of Birmingham, the unassuming residence of designer Richard Tubb and his companion, Danny Weaver, rises like a tree home from the shore. In the evenings, it glows like a lantern, becoming a beacon of kinds for boaters on Smith Lake. Architect and pal Jeff Dungan designed the home’s addition. All of the properties in the lake group of Carlton Landing in Oklahoma are designed with massive porches to foster neighborliness. The home of Jen and Grant Humphreys is extra-inviting, featuring a ten- by 16-foot seating area on one end of the porch and an equally spacious dining area on the other.
We’d like to kick up our ft and wind down our week on this soulful nation home. Driveways nearly all the time consist of utilitarian carpets of blinding-white concrete, but doing that may have been a crime in … Read More