CLB Architects performs delicate replace of Paintbrush Residence in Wyoming

American studio CLB Architects has refreshed a Wyoming home it created 20 years in the past, making adjustments that honour the unique design and prioritise “sturdiness and a play of textures”.

The Paintbrush Residence is situated simply exterior of Jackson, a ski city surrounded by mountains, forests and ranch land.

The Paintbrush Residence is situated simply exterior Jackson

The two,400-square-foot (223 sq. metres) residence sits in an aspen grove and was initially accomplished in 2003, with a design by native studio CLB Architects.

In its design of the oblong home, the studio made use of easy, cheap supplies and emphasised a connection to the panorama.

“The treehouse-like undertaking reorients the occupant to their place in nature, bringing them into a more in-depth, extra intimate cohabitation,” the CLB Architects mentioned.

Rectilinear oxidised steel house surrounded by trees
It’s surrounded by bushes

When a brand new proprietor took over the home, they wrote a letter to CLB, asking the studio to revisit the undertaking and design adjustments that honour the house’s “humble supplies, minimalist detailing and evocative mild high quality”.

The staff proposed a spread of delicate updates each inside and outside.

“Drawing from the previous and opening up new potentialities for the long run, the house’s design embraces its course of and the specifics of its place,” the studio mentioned.

On the outside, the staff placed on a brand new roof, repainted the entrance door and refinished the decks. Authentic wooden siding was changed, whereas the unique oxidised metal siding was left untouched.

Wooden flooring within kitchen at Paintbrush Residence
Focus was positioned on updating flooring

Inside, restricted adjustments had been made to the format. As a substitute, the main target was on updating flooring, wall surfaces, doorways, lighting, and decor – with an emphasis on craftsmanship, heat and tactility.

“The brand new design works inside the decisive structural gestures of the unique, whereas refreshing harder-wearing areas and surfaces,” the staff mentioned.

LC4 Chaise Lounge in living room of Paintbrush Residence
LC4 Chaise Lounge by Le Corbusier options in the lounge

“The staff labored carefully with the consumer to pick an elevated palette of supplies, prioritizing sturdiness and a play of textures.”

The higher degree holds the communal areas and the principle bed room suite.

Wooden floors and white walls within bedroom of house by CLB Architects
The higher degree holds the principle bed room

Within the kitchen, the staff put in white oak cabinetry framed with blackened metal – a design that alludes to the house’s “structurally expressive exterior”.

Ebonized oak and black granite had been used to manufacture the kitchen island. The backsplash is fabricated from quartzite with a leathered end.

Timber hutch in dining area of house in Wyoming
Hanging cabinets had been changed with a brand new hutch within the eating space

Within the eating space, hanging cabinets had been changed with a brand new hutch designed by CLB and made in collaboration with a metallic employee and JH Cupboards.

Furnishings embody Duda chairs and an Amsterdam desk from Sossego Design, and eating pendants from Vibia.

Free-standing bathtub in grey-hued bathroom with rectilinear window

The toilet’s free-standing tub was moved nearer to the windowFor the lounge, the staff created a brand new oak storage unit with a sliding door. The room is furnished with a Ligne Roset couch and a LC4 Chaise Lounge by Le Corbusier.

In the principle bed room suite, the staff reconfigured the lavatory and moved the bath close to the window. Surfaces are wrapped in tile and heat wooden. The vainness is fabricated from the identical quartzite discovered within the kitchen.

Boxy staircase with geometric railing next to two-storey window
CLB Architects additionally refinished the house’s stairs

The bed room is fitted with a Cassina mattress and bench by Fairly Properly Design. CLB helped design nightstands just like the millwork.

The decrease degree comprises a visitor bed room and entry space, which sit near the hillside. The visitor bed room and loo had been up to date, as was the laundry room.

The staff additionally refinished the house’s stairs, that are subsequent to a two-storey window.

“The ethereal and light-filled quantity is revealed dramatically on the high of the steps, when the occupant lastly ‘emerges’ into the treetops,” the staff mentioned.

Quartzite vanity within bathroom with stone-hued tiles
The vainness is fabricated from the identical quartzite discovered within the kitchen

Based in 1992, CLB has an in depth portfolio of contemporary dwellings within the American West.

Different Wyoming initiatives embody a cedar-clad residence and barn that had been designed for purchasers who love horses, and a home with courtyards that takes cues from Japanese and mid-century Californian structure.

The pictures is by Matthew Millman.

Venture credit:

Structure and inside design: CLB Architects
CLB Architects staff: Eric Logan (principal), Sarah Kennedy (affiliate), Maria James (undertaking supervisor), Halie Dedering (inside design assistant)
Contractor: Leo’s Building
Electrical engineer and lighting designer: Helius Lighting Group