Laid out over the valley, at an altitude of 1,500 meters, this prefab off-grid house has a strong relationship with the local nature, abundant throughout most of the year.
The Farmer’s House acts as the UK base for AR Design Studio’s clients, who return to the English countryside from their travels to tend to their farmstead.
As unique as the stunning Wyoming landscape surrounding, the Ishawooa Mesa Ranch is the result of a successful partnership between wonderful clients, Lake Flato Architecture of San Antonio, Texas and Yellowstone Traditions.
Conceived as a collection of contemporary farm buildings gathered under one expansive gable roof, the house’s form is immediately provocative of the traditional farming structures that once inhabited the local area.
The client’s brief was to create a space reminiscent of their beloved downtown Chicago industrial loft in a rural farm setting. Furthermore, the design ought to incorporate their unique collection of antiques and architectural salvage.
Rather than build a fortress against the elements, we designed Zinfandel house with an ethos of opening up to the environment, and participating in a deep and respectful dialogue with the land.