ANSWERS BY Trey Rabke Completion Date: 2007 LF Scope: SD; CD; CA Program: two conditioned bedrooms / baths that book-end a screened ‘dogtrot’ kitchen second story screened sleeping loft new roof for existing porch and stone fireplace separate entry arbor made of oil field pipe small storage building that includes a bathroom and outdoor shower The Crux of the Design: The stone porch, fireplace, and footprint of the previous cabin are all relics, or memories, that we wanted to preserve – ...
This Montana ranch sits at the transition zone between the high rolling prairie and the lush Gallatin River valley. The inspiration for the house came from the tradition of “sod buster” houses that were dug into the hillsides and covered with earth and grasses to provide shelter from the fierce winter winds, while opening to the warming southern sun. The main living pavilion takes its design cues from the simple gable barn shapes. Rolling screens, rolling glass doors and rolling panels allow...
This house has an outdoor entertaining area with a modern pergola and deck, offering both light and shelter. The glass roof sitting on top of the wood fins protects furniture and people from getting wet when it rains, and the wood fins includes LED strips built into them to create a soft light for the outdoor space.