Evelyn embodies its surroundings by employing the aesthetic and design of West Coast modernism. With an absence of unnecessary ornaments, Evelyn utilizes a combination of raw natural materials that fit within its environment, creating beauty unique to its setting and embracing nature. The site and building orientation is organized so that everyone has southern views and ample sun exposure. The design provides the comforts of home, while maintaining a connection with the world outside through use of natural light and space.