Posts are recycled from an old manufacturing building. Beams are architectural grade glu-lams.
Custom fabricated steel beam caps connect the post and beam elements.
The complex roof planes, as seen from this aerial view, challenged both the framing crew and John Golke Construction, the standing seam metal roof installers.
View into the kitchen. Pantry is to the right. Cathedral ceilings on each wing open up the relatively modest spaces and allow light to bounce throughout the interior of the home.
The central element is a site-built cherry and ash stairway from the commons/piano area to the belvedere above. The belvedere not only serves as a lookout for viewing the skies but also as a way to ventilate the home passively.
Stair balusters reflected in the baby grand.
Heat-kit masonry heater module by Gimme Shelter. Hearthstones are pink Colorado sandstone hand delivered by the clients. Veneer work by Check Masonry.
The masonry heater also has a heated bench and a small elevator at right to bring wood up from the basement.