Home Away from Home

The 12 Most Epic Airbnb Rentals in Aspen and Snowmass

We round up the best of the best to experience ski town life like a local … a really fancy local.

01/31/2017 By Katie Shapiro

Mountain Homestyle

Slideshow: A Grand Wine Country-Style Home on McLain Flats

Owners Susan and Lloyd Miller collaborated with Eigelberger Architecture and Design Work to build an estate at one with its surroundings.

11/27/2016 By Sarah Chase Shaw

Design Story

The Pitkin County Library Checks in to the 21st Century With a Modern Refresh

Take a tour of the $14.3 million, 18-month renovation project, which was completed this summer.

11/27/2016 By Amanda Rae

Objects of Desire

Stone Age: Bring Natural Powers into the Home Through Raw Accessories

These crystal, mineral, and gem accents come with added benefits.

08/18/2016 Photography by David O. Marlow Styled by Erik Hesselman

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