Small House, Big View

When most highly successful corporate executives set out to build a new home, it is pretty much a given that the house will be over 10,000 square feet (929 m2). The operative questions might be whether a four-car garage is big enough, how many guest suites to include, and whether the master bedroom suite should be its own wing. Not so with Yvon Chouinard, founder of the outdoor clothing and equipment company Patagonia. In keeping with his corporate philosophy of environmental responsibility (see


Published January 1, 1999

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