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A Chilly Live-Work Home for An Art Collection

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This Alpine retreat in Colorado is for clients who flit between Miami and Aspen.
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The design hints at the fact that their architect, StudioB Architects also designs non-residential structures.
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The exterior is clad in the sort of zinc panels you see on commercial buildings.
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This kind of smooth panel zinc cladding is very energy-efficient, as well as super-efficient in construction.
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But it makes for an interesting, if a somewhat cold aesthetic when used in the context of a place for living – but perhaps just right for clients who are serious collectors of very chic modern art.
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The clients were looking for a design that was semi-commercial: less about a place to live, but primarily to exhibit an expanding and revolving art collection.
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They display their collections of videography and photography in a gallery-like setting, and merely live a little around the edges.
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But the effect, though gallery-like, is luxurious. Live in an art gallery? Why not.
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Where living must be carried out – for example in the kitchen – the brusque interiors are created of darkened oak flooring and hyper-efficient European metallic engineered cabinetry.
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A chilly luxury in the bathrooms is imparted by Carerra marble and porcelain tile shower enclosures.
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Clients come to admire the collection cannot fail to be impressed by the wine cellar too.

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Via Freshome

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One comment so far to “A Chilly Live-Work Home for An Art Collection”
  1. Frank Zweegers Says:

    Nice homes.

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