Exterior Lighting Shows Off The Post And Beam Structure Of This Home
Ward + Blake Architects has shared photos of a modern post and beam home they completed in Wyoming, that’s been placed on a hillside, just above a farmable portion of the site to preserve the ongoing agricultural use of the property.
The home has generous roof overhangs that capture the outdoor entertainment areas of the upper decks and provide shading for a passive solar balance between the seasonal extremes of summer and winter.
The low-slope roof minimizes impact on the neighborhood as it seamlessly blends into the hillside, quietly establishing itself in the community while mimicking the cross slope of the site.
Combining steel, concrete, and weathered cedar, the house has minimal maintenance requirements.
A ground source heat pump, super insulation, and high-performance glass reduce the home’s energy footprint significantly.
Custom-finished steel railings line the outdoor spaces of the home.
A green roof above the garage helps the home blend into the hillside.
Stairs lead from the lower level up to the main social areas of the home.
At the top of the stairs is the great room, with the living room, dining area, and kitchen.
Tongue and groove cedar ceilings, polished concrete floors, sleek concrete countertops, and maple trim create an interior that exemplifies simplicity and sophistication.
Exposed structural connections and custom-finished steel fireplace panels add personality and character to an otherwise simple house.
In the kitchen, light wood cabinets have been paired with a colored glass backsplash, concrete countertops, and stainless steel appliances.
In one of the bedrooms, there’s a sitting area with a fireplace, while the structural wood beams can easily be seen.
In the bathroom, dual vanities and a custom closet provide ample storage, while the shower is located through a doorway.