Living Large

A Charles Cunniffe Remodel Nestled in the Splendor of North Star Nature Preserve

From a pair of elevators to artisan touches, an extraordinary attention to detail defines this sumptuous Aspen residence.

02/15/2018 By Sarah Chase Shaw Photography by David O. Marlow

Design Story

Introducing O2 Aspen 2.0

From supersize fries to toned thighs—a former McDonald’s becomes a serene wellness oasis.

02/12/2018 By Katie Shapiro

Design Story

A Historic Aspen Hideout Turned Photographers' Paradise

With a lot of sweat equity, Pete McBride and Kate and Matt Holstein give Aspen's old powder house a blast of inspiration.

11/18/2017 By Katie Shapiro Photography by Kate Holstein

Splits Villa

A Modern Masterpiece off Owl Creek Road

Fitting a family’s collective contemporary vision into the mountains required creative thinking on multiple levels.

11/18/2017 By Naomi Havlen Photography by Petr Wiese/Mountain Home Photo

Water World

Colorado's Coolest Pools and Tallest Falls

Nature may have the upper hand when it comes to water, but these creative designs present a worthy challenge.

07/26/2017 By Brook Sutton

Call & Response

A Q&A with Architect Richard Lai

A half century after planting the seed for Aspen’s groundbreaking pedestrian mall, the recently returned resident considers his place in local history.

05/24/2017 By Ted Katauskas

Site Specific

Rural Restoration Meets Impeccable Craftsmanship in Old Snowmass

As its first project in the area, Bozeman-based Pearson Design Group steals the spotlight with a family compound that respects its storied ranching heritage.

05/24/2017 By Katie Shapiro Photography by David Marlow

Design Story

Take a Tour Through Rowland and Broughton's Own West End Dream Home

When two of Aspen's most sought-after architects build their own home, the result is a model of efficiency and low environmental impact, as well as some serious fun.

02/15/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

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

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

Green Machine

Behind the Design of Rocky Mountain Institute's Innovation Center

The new building on the bank of the Roaring Fork River in Basalt sets an exciting new standard for smart, resource-efficient design.

02/01/2016 By Alison Margo Photography by Pat Sudmeier

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

Building An Argument

The 10 Best Roaring Fork Valley Structures

According to the ten best area architects, who came up with lists as eclectic as their own distinctive styles.

11/01/2015 By Susan Benner

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

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