Rolling With the Punches

Rolling With the Punches A switch of architects and a major redesign mid-project didn’t faze this remodeler. By Sean Wallisch Surprises always come up during construction projects, but perhaps nothing is harder than a change in architect halfway through. That’s exactly what happened to Mark Tanner and his team at Mark Tanner Construction last spring. As… Read more »

How a California Home’s Design Changed on the Fly

When the owners of a house under construction in Truckee, Calif., decided to abandon the mountain-style look of their partially built home, they turned to Los Angeles-based Marmol Radziner’s modern aesthetic. The about-face required builder Mark Tanner Construction to swiftly adapt in order to stay on schedule. Tasked with scrapping the partially completed second floor,… Read more »

HOW A CALIFORNIA HOME’S DESIGN CHANGED ON THE FLY

When the owners of a house under construction in Truckee, Calif., decided to abandon the mountain-style look of their partially built home, they turned to Los Angeles-based Marmol Radziner’s modern aesthetic. The about-face required builder Mark Tanner Construction to swiftly adapt in order to stay on schedule. Tasked with scrapping the partially completed second floor,… Read more »

TRUCKEE COMMUNITY RALLIES BEHIND NEW DOWNTOWN PARK

A RENDERING OF TRUCKEE’S NEW DOWNTOWN PARK AND SENSORY GARDEN, COURTESY HIGH WEST LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS TRUCKEE COMMUNITY RALLIES BEHIND NEW DOWNTOWN PARK Written by Sylas Wright Filling space between one of Truckee’s most historically significant buildings and hottest new hangouts is a decidedly unspectacular property. Boxed in by the weather-beaten exterior of the building and unsightly… Read more »

CLEAR CREEK TAHOE: A NEW STATE OF LUXURY

CLEAR CREEK TAHOE AND ITS COORE & CRENSHAW GOLF COURSE ARE TUCKED OFF OF HIGHWAY 50 ON THE EASTERN SLOPE OF THE CARSON RANGE, A SHORT DRIVE FROM LAKE TAHOE CLEAR CREEK TAHOE: A NEW STATE OF LUXURY Written by Sylas Wright   |  Photography by Clear Creek Tahoe Clear Creek Tahoe has long held a grand vision… Read more »

Modernized Revision

in Mountain Home Awards 2018, Mountain Homes by Sylas Wright A CHANGE IN ARCHITECTS MID-BUILD RESULTS IN A MORE MODERN, LESS MOUNTAIN MARTIS CAMP HOME In the field of custom home building, builders must be nimble, ever ready to adjust on the fly. There’s no telling when the design may veer from its original course. Such was the… Read more »

Thermally Modified Wood Heats Up the Siding Market

Product Monitor Thermally Modified Wood Heats Up the Siding Market The high-performance product, which has had success in Europe, is starting to make an impression on the U.S. market By Charles Wardell Although thermally modified decking and siding has been available in Europe for at least two decades, it’s a newcomer to U.S. and Canadian markets…. Read more »