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Lodgepole Retreat by Arch11

By • Dec 12, 2013 •  Selected Work 

Lodgepole Retreat is a project completed by Arch11 and located in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado.

The interior is spacious and bright, decorated in light colors and with plenty of windows.

Lodgepole Retreat by Arch11:

“This Rocky Mountain retreat takes its simple form as a modern response to simple mining structures of the area. The single roof plane efficiently manages the snowfall at 9000’ above sea level while serving as a platform for the 10kw photovoltaic system that, along with an electric boiler, an air to air heat exchanger, and LED lighting, allows this house to operate at net zero energy use each year. An open-plan, glass-enclosed great room gives the sense of living in the out of doors while each private space offers carefully-framed views of specific parts of the alpine setting. All construction assemblies and materials are designed to meet the strictest fire-resistant codes.”

Photos by: Raul Garcia

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