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.
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.
Adhering to Jackson Hole passive house design, kt814 incorporated strategies such as an airtight double wall system with super insulation, hydronic radiant-floor heating, and high-performing FSC-certified Thermo Clad Pine triple-glazed windows from Zola Windows.
Carney Logan Burke was tasked to design an entire compound for a young family relocating from the San Francisco Bay Area to Wilson, Wyoming. The collaborative approach resulted in an open, airy, nature-inspired Wyoming family compound that makes the most of its site while meeting the needs of an active family.
The Boulder Retreat’s program called for a modest but expandable residential program to be interpreted in an architectural language that is abstract rather than literal in referencing the ubiquitous “western log cabin.”
Located on the western edge of Gros Ventre Butte, the sloping site for this residence offers extraordinary views of the Snake River Valley and the Teton Mountain Range. The program of this contemporary rural retreat is experienced as a series of linear bars that parallel the valley.