Mountain Town Architectural Trends are Changing
An interesting story ran in the Wall Street Journal Real Estate Section (Mansions) in early November. We wanted to share it in case you missed it.
In ski-resort areas around the world, growing numbers of homeowners are shunning traditional chalet designs and erecting more modern, high-tech alternatives; banning logs and the antler chandelier.
Here is an excerpt from the story: Stuart Ross and his wife, Valarie, the former owners and builders of Pa Gomo, says they specifically looked for an “antimountain” architect. “We told him ‘no antlers and no logs,’ ” says Mr. Ross. Instead, the couple got a home with a master suite that floats above a pond, a custom stained glass-and-steel wine rack and a curving copper roof. The couple liked Pa Gomo’s design so much they enlisted its architect, Jack Snow of RKD Architects, to build another contemporary home in Glenwood Springs, Colo., about an hour from Aspen.
Read the entire Story HERE.