Pushing the more modern edge of mountain modern, the Wilderness Ridge House hovers within the trees on a steep hillside with views from Lone Peak to Yellowstone Park.
Audrey Hall is a professional photographer, writer and producer based in Livingston, Montana. She is widely published with assignments having appeared in numerous publications including Western Interiors and Design, The New York Times, Sunset, and Mountain Living. Her collection of images from the six-hour documentary, Frontier House, was described as “breathtaking” from 13WNET in New York and Wall to Wall Television in London.
A quiet 18-acre meadow lot boasting 360-degree views of ranchlands, foothills and Glory Peak just outside Jackson, Wyoming, proved the perfect site for a Pennsylvania couples’ first foray into regionally appropriate modernism.
The owners for this 5,600-square-foot residence desired a “ fishing cabin ” in the West. They purchased property with an existing house on a beautiful 10-acre site in Jackson, Wyoming. The land offered privacy, views to the Teton Mountain Range, close proximity to a fishing creek and access to the wildlife habitat that the creek supports.
The exterior of this contemporary mountain home is clad in cedar siding, which dissolves into screens to create pattern and depth at the building entry points. Bonderized steel panels are used to articulate additions and subtractions to the building form.
Located in a densely populated neighborhood in east Jackson, Wyoming, the Cache Creek house was designed to make the most of both the small buildable area of the site and the modest budget allotted for construction.
The Creamery, a stunning family house by JLF Architects and Big-D Signature on the outskirts of Jackson, Wyoming, confirms that timeless architecture never goes out of style. The stone structure was salvaged from a farm in Montana and reconstructed in Jackson Hole with painstaking care to restore the authentic craftsmanship and rugged austerity of the original 1800s-era dairy barn while making it modern and livable.