The architectural response is a calm building that expresses itself neutrally within the landscape without recourse to adornment. The intention is to reveal the richness of materials through clarity of assembly. The form is a simple composition of four off-form concrete walls that support an expressed steel-framed roof vault. The concrete walls ground the building and provide protection from the elements and privacy. A terracotta clad volume containing the library rises above the roof vault to best command views of the harbor.