DESIGN STORY

A Historic Lenado Miner's Cabin Gets a Thoroughly Modern Update

Take a tour of Green Line Architects and Robyn Scott's transformation of this little slice of heaven near Aspen.

08/06/2016 By Alison Margo

HORSE HABITAT

State-of-the-Art Dream Barns

Local architects share key elements of horse-friendly design.

08/06/2016 By Allison Pattillo

DESIGN STORY

Too Cool for School: A Pair of Local Campuses Gets Cutting-Edge Designs

Take a tour inside the innovative institutions where the luckiest students are learning.

08/03/2016 By Sarah Chase Shaw

FLOWER POWER

How The Little Nell's Living Wall Was Built

Arabella Beavers of Busy Beavers Gardening takes us behind the poolside design.

08/02/2016 By Amanda Rae

ARCHITECTURE

Aspen Music Festival and School Debuts the Final Phase of Its $75 Million Campus

Students from AMFS and Aspen Country Day School are the lucky recipients of gorgeous new surroundings.

07/12/2016 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Shelter

A Bold Renovation on Brush Creek

A minimalist redesign by Rowland + Broughton rekindles a family’s love for its longtime home.

05/23/2016 By Sarah Chase Shaw

Design

Aspen’s Historic Opera House Gets Its Finishing Touches

The final phase of an elegant $4.2 million makeover brings the storied Wheeler Opera House into the 21st century.

05/01/2016 By Elizabeth Nix Photography by Dan Bayer

Design Story

How a West Coast–Based Tech Couple Built Their Ideal Mountain Retreat

This Aspen home incorporates its owners' passions while graciously complementing the forested landscape.

02/01/2016 By Susan Benner Photography by Derek Skalko

Design Story

Inside a Miami Starchitect's Disappearing Act on Red Mountain

The limelight cedes to nature in this sleek yet cozy cabin.

11/01/2015 By Alison Berkley Margo

Design Story

A Sense of Place in Snowmass

Remoteness, sustainability, and subtlety inform this timber-and-straw-bale home.

07/01/2015 By Susan Benner

Downtown Development

Aspenizing Aspen?

Development in the downtown core has never felt so frenzied.

07/01/2015 By Catherine Lutz

Past and Present

Change Agent

The impending remodel of the Victor Lundy house in Aspen’s West End offers a case study in the creative potential of honoring the past while embracing the present.

05/01/2015 By Susan Benner Photography by Derek Skalko

Design by Committee

Colorado's First-Ever Condo Complex Reimagined

Anyone who’s been a member of a homeowners’ association knows how difficult it can be for a group of so-called neighbors to agree on anything.

02/01/2015 By Alison Margo

Enchanted Garden

A Red Mountain Relaxation Station

Boulders, water features, and a subtle palette weave a tranquil narrative by Escape Garden Design.

07/01/2014 By Julie Comins Pickrell

Home Sweet Home

Build and Let Live

Forty years ago, the City of Aspen and Pitkin County hatched an idea: create price-controlled housing for anyone on town’s lower economic rungs so that they might build a life in the community they served.

05/01/2014 By Catherine Lutz/Aspen Journalism

Serious Collectors

This Old Art House a.k.a. "The Observatory House"

After faithfully preserving one of Aspen’s oldest homes, Sharon and John Hoffman did something surprising: they stuffed it with contemporary art.

05/01/2014 By Julie Comins Pickrell

Starwood Enterprise

Barbi Benton's Dream House

The former Playboy muse and husband George Gradow aren’t your average people. Neither is their house. Not even close.

02/01/2014 By Stewart Oksenhorn

Design Story

A Tiny Wonder Tucked Into Shadow Mountain

This petite modern remodel by Robert Cronenberg and Ricki McHugh bursts with charm.

07/01/2013 By Amanda Rae

Nurture, Nature

This Woody Creek Garden Is a Green Dream for Spring

After a gardening disaster and the loss of her mother, Isa Catto Shaw healed her heart by coaxing life from the soil.

07/01/2013 By Isa Catto Shaw

An Aspen Ideal

Take a Tour of a Harry Teague–Commissioned Family Compound

At once dazzling and discreet, a tiny village houses three generations of Aspen’s most storied clan.

05/01/2013 By Daniel A. Shaw