A family close to becoming empty nesters built a new home at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon with the goal of being right-sized for the three of them, roomy enough for visiting married couples, and spacious enough to maintain holiday traditions.
Without subtracting the historic influence, a recent addition and revamping to a historic miner’s home in lower Old Town Park City opened up a sleek, bright, connected living space. An award ribbon graces the porch support, and it acknowledges home’s historically sensitive remodeling approach.
Nothing looks more natural in open country than a cluster of farm buildings. There’s an honesty and direct practicality about farmhouses, barns, and rural out buildings and a tradition that makes them comfortable to our senses.
One of the challenges a designer can face is to start with a highly identifiable home, and to demonstrate the home’s potential beyond the style and furnishings most associate with it. The owner of the Utah Jazz is selling a home designed to entertain that has hosted people from throughout the Valley and around the world.
This week I have a captive audience. The American Society of interior Designers (ASID) holds its Western Conference at Deer Valley on Friday. I have the privilege of speaking to them an hour before dinner. To keep their minds off what’s on the menu, I am attempting make the work of architectural photography sound intriguing.
For many of us in Utah, fall is the best time to head out with the tent or trailer to enjoy the unpopulated natural world. For others, it’s the last few weeks they can enjoy a mountain cabin.
Labor Day weekend marks the last great weekend for a pool party.
The cost of new construction keeps rising; it’s now common in Park City to see construction costs ranging from $700 to $1,000 per square foot. Given these costs, it makes sense that more of us are now or soon will be living smaller in apartments, condominiums, townhomes, and cozy bungalows or cottages.
words and images by: Scot Zimmerman Old Town Park City looked very different when Barbara Kuhr and John Plunkett arrived in town in the early 1990s. Despite warnings from locals passing by on the street who tried to discourage them from investing in the old homes, they acted on the potential they saw in the…
This week I am thinking about getting out of the car and walking. A photo shoot of two units in Nirvana, Lane Myers’s (Lane Myers Construction) development of soon to be eight carefully constructed custom homes in lower Old Town Park City, triggered these thoughts.