The intimate scale and highly specific requirements of each individual client drives us to create carefully crafted houses that enhance quality of life and connect people with each other and their environment. We focus on new custom houses, extensive residential remodels, and energy efficiency improvements.
With commercial projects we focus on creating atmosphere, business identity, and return on investment. We help develop spaces that inspire their occupants, are efficient and sustainable in their operation, and perfectly match your needs.
Our energy and building envelope work produces the most efficient, resilient, high performance construction systems and assemblies. We draw from myriad resources in our search for the best strategies: from leading edge energy modeling softwares and sustainable design certifications, to life cycle cost analyses and field testing. The result is exceedingly durable and energy efficient buildings.
Evening sun on the entry garden.
Cedar Hall Math and Science Center (SM Stemper Architects).
A concrete fireplace anchors the douglas fir floor and ceiling.
Salvaged wood siding clads this addition to an historic Durango, Colorado home.
Festivities in the restored Magnuson Park Building 30 hangar (SM Stemper Architects).
Detail of hand pressed adobe wall.
Evening fire on the north patio.
Custom light fixture.
Sunset on the north patio.
Kitchen opens to the north and south patios.
Raw exterior materials age beautifully.
New steel framing in a renovated campus building.
THERM analysis of temperature change across a building section.
Sunrise from the hangar.
Soaking tub with a view.
Custom reception desk with hand pressed adobe wall.
Modern office space in a historic brick building.
Sheltered south courtyard merges with the landscape.
Energy analysis and optimization.
Cedar Hall entry welcomes in passersby (SM Stemper Architects).
Master suite opens to cedar deck and hot tub.