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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 »

BEST OF TAHOE SOCIAL SCENE

THE MARK TANNER CONSTRUCTION TEAM OF ROBBIE JAMISON, MARK TANNER, STEPHEN REITTER AND CASEY EBERHARDT, PHOTO BY JEFF FREEMAN PHOTOGRAPHY 15TH ANNUAL MOUNTAIN HOME AWARDS Tahoe Quarterly celebrated its 15th annual Mountain Home Awards by throwing a party hosted by the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, where we also handed out plaques to the winning designers and builders. The… 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 »

Inspiration by Design

INSPIRATION BY DESIGN in Mountain Home Awards 2017, Mountain Homes by Alison Bender   |  Photography by Vance Fox Award: Outstanding Building Design: Scott Gillespie, SANDBOX Studio Builder: Mark Tanner Construction, Inc. Interior Design: Erin Martin Design Square Feet: 7,781 Year Complete: 2015 Oftentimes, a great home is the result of its team—the architect, builder and interior… Read more »

Pushing the Envelope

PUSHING THE ENVELOPE in Mountain Home Awards 2017, Mountain Homes by Sylas Wright   |  Photography by Vance Fox Award: Innovative Design Building Design: SANDBOX Studio Builder: Mark Tanner Construction Interior Design: Aspen Leaf Interiors Square Feet: 3,267 Year Complete: 2016 This was no run-of-the-mill remodel, despite the original intent. In 2014, Truckee’s SANDBOX Studio and Mark… Read more »

Contractors Association of Truckee Tahoe

TRUCKEE, Calif. (Mar. 16, 2017)  Truckee’s Mark Tanner Construction (MTC) caught the attention of  BUILD Magazine recently, when the UK publication named it one of the top commercial and residential interior design firms in California. “We feel honored and thrilled to be singled out to receive this recognition,” said Jaime Carter of the MTC in-house… Read more »

Pottery Barn Kids

The team at Mark Tanner Construction is proud that our custom interior finish work in one of our client’s homes provided the perfect, rustic mountain home backdrop for a Pottery Barn Kids catalog photo shoot.

“Tahoe’s ultimate, totally artisan-made ski chalet”

This article appears in the Chronicle’s new home design magazine, Habitat, which premieres Sunday April 24. Surprise is the umami of emotions — a complex sensation that can sometimes turn your stomach sour if the proportions are ever so slightly off. Think of that surprise party that went disastrously wrong, or the unexpected proposal that… Read more »

Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations 2015 Winners! At the 62nd Annual Awards Dinner we brought together the business community to recognize and honor individuals and businesses that are doing it right, excelling, and rising to the top of the pack.   Small Business of the Year (1-10 Employees) The Painted Vine Small Business of the Year (11-49 Employees) Advanced Asphalt Non… Read more »

Pitch Perfect

 A radio tower and tree trunk passageway are just two of this Martis home’s extraordinary features   MERIT Award: Unique Features Building Design: Scott Gillespie & Cobus van den Berg, SANDBOX Studio Builder: Mark Tanner Construction Interior Design: Jaime Carter, Mark Tanner Construction Square Feet: 5,751 Year Completed: 2014   To say that Eric and Tarah Byrnes hit a… Read more »

Mountain Design, Cubed

Modern home requires detailed craftsmanship to pull off simple, elegant design   Snow drifts solved John Sather’s problem. The Arizona-based Swaback Partners architect needed to soften the modern-style home Craig and Gina Jorasch wanted him to design in Truckee’s Martis Camp. Sather wanted to get away from the clinical straight lines and harsh, abstract look… Read more »

Truckee Donner Land Trust

Truckee Donner Land Trust recognizes Mark Tanner Construction being a leading Business Partner in the most recent 2014 Summer Magazine

2014 Martis Camp Architecture Review

2014 Martis Camp recognizes Homesite 189 being completed Winter 2014. Architecture by Swaback Partners and Built by Mark Tanner of Mark Tanner Construction. The Home features a total of  4,909 Square Feet, a 3 car garage, great room, dining, kitchen, media room, master suite, three guest suites, bunk suite, pocket office, sleeping porch, and reading… Read more »

2013 Martis Camp Architecture Review

  December 2013 Martis Camp Architecture Review recognizes completed Homesite 598 with Designer Scott Gillespie with Sandbox Studio and Builder Mark Tanner with Mark Tanner Construction. The home features 5,837 square footage, 2 car garage, great room, kitchen, dining, master suite, three guest suites, boys/girls bunks + baths, media/billiards/bar, sports library, exterior water feature, and… Read more »