Martis Camp 457 by Blaze Makoid Architecture

            <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/aa/aau8y7zbnwccn6vh.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/aa/aau8y7zbnwccn6vh.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/aa/aau8y7zbnwccn6vh.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/aa/aau8y7zbnwccn6vh.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" />Martis Camp is a 2,200 acre multigenerational ski and golf club located between historic Truckee, California, and Lake Tahoe. &nbsp;The clients for this project purchased an approximately one acre lot on a heavily wooded, steeply sloping site, with spectacular views of the Carson Mountain Range. &nbsp;
In order to follow the natural slope of the property, Blaze Makoid Architecture designed the 5,923 square-foot home to take on the form of the encompassing mountains. The result is a sculptural, abstract shaped residence that preserves the natural site features through minimal grading and tree removal.  Wanting to keep a low profile to the house, the strategy was to address the roof as the primary form maker and work downward.  Treated as an abstract wedge that gently rises from grade where it encompasses utilitarian spaces such as the mudroom, garage and trash, then wraps the site until achieving its height at the spaces facing the valley and mountain range in the distance. The black me...

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