Residential Design

Vol 1, 2018

A business-to-business magazine focused on the collaborative process and talented work of residential architects and custom homebuilders.

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Using SketchUp and Revit, the de- sign team studied carefully where the sun would track over seasons, and its relationship to the view opportunities. In some cases, the architects simply opted to send people out long project- ing decks to experience full immersion in the mountains—those decks echoing the pool's dramatic posture. "The building responds particularly to different times of year and different views," says Robert. "Having the time during the design phase to really consider that was great." David adds, "It's really hard to describe or even capture in photos, but the house is very experiential." Quiet Side New visitors to the site would never expect the monumental house they ulti- mately discover. The first views appear beyond two rocky ledges, where a low- slung storage shed and what seems to be two clad volumes form a motor court. Only the glass-enclosed chimney rising from behind hints at what's to come. Once inside the court, the clad volumes disclose their big reveal, a central portal lined in blue architectural glass leading to the house and lawn. And those clad volumes? They're really garages, with bi-fold lift doors masquerading as walls. The garage to the left serves the main residence, and the garage to the right is for the guest wing. Above right and below: Warm Douglas fir paneling used throughout the house balances the cooler surfaces of steel and glass. 51 VOL. 1, 2018 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM

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