Set amidst the towering pines of Colorado’s gold country, a couple and their girls return to the hills they grew up in. The home is envisioned as a simple and durable yet elegant mountain home. The site, a former mining claim, slopes steeply to the south and the home reaches out to capture the surrounding […]Read more "Zip Trail"
An elevated escape from the city and the desert. This family retreat roots down in the rocky hillside and climbs in to the timbers for views of the Front Range. Idaho Springs, CO | 2020Read more "Mountain Goat Lookout"
We’re giving this sweet little Victorian the upgrade it deserves! Silver Plume is a unique and historic mountain town nestled in a deep valley of the Rockies above 9000 ft. The community keeps life simple and preserves the art and soul of mountain life. It’s an honor to restore this old lady and make space […]Read more "Silver Plume Victorian"
The Rocky Knoll Sauna compliments a family compound outside of the alpine hamlet of Marble, Colorado. A burnt cedar exterior wraps the simple sauna, creating privacy and defining space: a bench in the sun, an outdoor shower, a secret courtyard. The shadowy form embraces the undergrowth of the forrest and opens to the surrounding snow […]Read more "Rocky Knoll Sauna"
Blue Spruce Habitat for Humanity serves the mountain communities near Denver, Colorado, including Jefferson County, Clear Creek County, and Park County. Studio MW has worked with Blue Spruce since 2013 to procure and develop a neighborhood in the hamlet of Empire. Habitat TRES is the third home design. Imagined as a simple, two story home […]Read more "Habitat TRES"
Rising from the pine forest, this small modern home overlooks a deep alpine valley in Central Colorado. The form originates in the golden ratio and celebrates its elemental materials. The exposed board-formed concrete base protects against deep snow accumulation in the winter. Charred cedar planks (shou sugi ban) wrap the home and provide durability and […]Read more "The Hideaway"
Ranch planning excels by understanding the core values of the client. Each rancher brings a new set of considerations and passions: horse care and circulation, sustainable agriculture, irrigation needs, efficiency, a traditional lifestyle. Each plan revolves around these personal values to bring the network of infrastructure and the natural environment in to harmony. Designer / […]Read more "Ranch Planning"