31 Dec '12, 6pm

Ski Homes Without Lincoln Logs. "...Tahoe's architecture is finally coming of age." @heydaybooks @davidbakerfaia

Ski Homes Without Lincoln Logs. "...Tahoe's architecture is finally coming of age." @heydaybooks @davidbakerfaia

Home › Home Life/Architecture › Ski Homes Without Lincoln Logs › Tweet Ski Homes Without Lincoln Logs Joanne Furio | Photo: David Stark Wilson and Vance Fox | December 31, 2012 Steel, concrete, and glass supplant the old alpine standard. David Stark Wilson's facade pairs reclaimed Western red cedar with grooved Galvalume metal siding. The gabled roof is supported by galvanized-steel cross trusses, which serve as a motif throughout the home. The trusses reference the steel underpinnings of 19th-century log flumes—chutes used to transport redwood lumber— that were once part of the local landscape. The blackened metalmesh pendant lights were custom designed by Wilson’s firm. The table pairs a deodar cedar top with black steel legs that repeat the cross-truss motif; the leather chairs are from Design Within Reach . The photograph is a print from Wilson’s book, Structures of Ut...

Full article: http://www.modernluxury.com/san-francisco/story/ski-homes...

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