Located in the iconic ski resort town of Park City, Utah, this 2-level home is nestled in the Rocky Mountains among world-class slopes and endless recreation opportunities. The simple forms and materials employed in the design evoke the feeling of modern Scandinavian architecture, with a focus on functionality, simplicity, and clean lines.
The minimalist style feels in harmony with its environment while the influence of nature and climate have led to a design that is made to last rather than be replaced. The influence of Scandinavian architecture can also be seen in the juxtaposition between hard and soft surfaces and materials, including horizontal cedar shiplap, vertical pine stained with black pine tar, and metal roof and fenestration products. The interior space plan has been designed with function in mind while the visual connection to the exterior has been expertly executed. Large expanses of glass capture the surrounding landscape while Glo A5 triple pane windows provide an unwavering defense against the extreme temperatures outside. Getting cozy next to the fire is easy in this home where thermally broken windows and doors defy the convention that aluminum windows are drafty and ill-performing.
The use of Glo’s A5 Concealed Sash option means that the clean lines of the windows on the exterior of the home are identical between an operable and fixed window. For a design where simplicity is key, the addition of concealed sashes provides an added sense of unembellished balance. With triple pane glass, a larger continuous thermal break, high performance spacers and multiple air seals, the A5 series leaves traditional aluminum windows in the dust in both efficiency and aesthetics. Multiple oversized tilt and turn windows combined with large picture windows provide the perfect combination of unobstructed views and operability, as well as seamless integration with the modern Scandinavian architecture of the design.