The pavilion, built in June of 2012, is aging well to show the contrast of the glowing interior beetle kill pine and the exterior beetle kill pine that was treated with an aging solution. The cold rolled corrugated steel was left to rust naturally. Is it time for another music festival yet? WinterGrass?Read more "Material Aging on CCMRD Pavilion"
The Brandt home is coming together spatially with the lower roofs’ rafters in place and partial sheathing. Once we have the main living area and bedrooms dried in, we will begin framing the clerestory. It has been a great learning experience to be a part of the construction process. How rewarding to resolve issues as […]Read more "Brandt Home Rafters in Place"
The two beetle kill logs have been placed in the Brandt home: one at the entry porch and one in the kitchen/living area. The logs came from Hester’s mill in Krembling, a great Colorado family company that has supplied the majority of lumber for Wheelock Construction over the past couple of decades. The blue and […]Read more "Brandt Beetle Kill Pine Logs and sheathing"
I again have the wonderful opportunity to work with my father, Randy Wheelock and my cousin, Lukas Dearmin, in building another project along the Front Range. And this time I’m even swinging a hammer and toting a nail gun, Yee-Haw! Yesterday was gorgeous and felt like a May day, perfect for framing. Today the central […]Read more "Brandt Home Taking Shape: Framing Days 1&2"
Click through image to view plans and additional exterior and interior views. More construction photos coming soon!Read more "3D Model of Brandt Home"
The Brandt home is a 1200 sf home located on Floyd Hill in the Foothills out side of Denver, Colorado. The home features passive solar design, in-floor radiant heat and reclaimed beetle kill pine siding and interior paneling.Read more "Foundation and Slab Poured for Brandt House"