Bitterroot Contemporary Style House
Nestled at the base of the Bitterroot Mountains this contemporary style house serves as a retreat for homeowners and guests alike. An outdoor fanatics paradise, this home is situated amongst the Bitterroot River, Lake Como, and the Selway wilderness. The home showcases the surrounding views through its large-scale windows encircling the rear of the home. The shed roof creates a linear focus on the mountains as it draws you into the residence.
The contemporary style house is linear in nature creating a diametric form against the organic landscape. The opposing forms do well in showcasing each other in their contrast. The grand open floor plan welcomes you in as the views of the surrounding mountain range parade the backside of the home. The 12’ span of glass creates a feeling of being amongst the outdoors while enjoying the comforts of the home. Ample light floods into the home with a row of clerestory windows in the two-story great room. This home was truly built for entertaining, with a 12-person dining table, two living rooms, a bunk room, and a large outdoor entertaining area with a dual-sided fireplace.
Glo A5f double pane windows and doors were selected since modern profiles and cost-effective efficiency were a priority. The aluminum series boasts high-performance spacers, multiple air seals, a continuous thermal break, and low iron glass with sleek durable hardware. Selecting the flange (f) profile of the series allows for a conventional install to an otherwise exceptional window. The clarity and size of the windows and doors showcase the true beauty of the home by allowing the outdoors to flood into the space. The strategic placement of awning windows fixed windows and tilt and turn windows promotes intentional airflow throughout the home. Ultimately, the A5f Aluminum Series showcases both the refinement of the architecture and the allurement of the surrounding wilderness.