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Bitterroot Valley Montana "remodel"
It started as a remodel. After pouring new foundations and building the floor system for the additions, we got the new drawings from the architect and EVERY single exterior opening changed and so did all the interior walls. So here is the house as it stands today:
The homeowners are currently living in this thing with no plumbing and a stepladder for the entrance.
Of course, since we are now building a new custom home, we better build a simple little garage first, right? Right.
From the new front door area, looking north:
Looking south, house behind to left:
Details: 8x8 fir beams. Full dimension 2X cedar rafter tails and fly rafters. Fir braces. All curved. Siding will be cedar shingles. 9' walls everywhere, clad Sierra Pacific windows, 7'6" doors all around. Geothermal heat pump. Sprayfoam poly insulation. Stamped concrete.
Timber/fly rafter/verge rafter detail over "storage area"
For an idea of where this is. Here is a picture of me standing on the roof. Today, 8/19, snow is still lingering on Gash Point left center, and less visibly, on Ranger Peak up the canyon right center. St. Mary's just out of view on the right.