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For a Bay Area–based couple, respite from hectic city life takes place at their elegant getaway overlooking the Rocky Mountains in the Yellowstone Club near Big Sky, Montana. When the homeowners enlisted Richard Beard Architects and interior designer Kelly Hohla to refresh the 2007 residence’s dated interiors, their request was simple: They wanted...
Project name
Big Sky One
Architecture firm
Locati Architects & Interiors (Original Architect), Richard Beard Architects
Location
Yellowstone Club, Big Sky, Montana, USA
Photography
Paul Dyer
On a ranch outside of Steamboat Springs, set amid vast countryside and endless sky, this inviting residence exemplifies thoughtful dialogue of the built and natural environments. Designed for a large family, the home’s sturdy, clean-lined form and its spacious interiors are tailored to the client’s active lifestyle as well as the region’s year-roun...
Project name
5K Ranch
Architecture firm
Richard Beard Architects
Location
Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA
Photography
Kevin Scott
Designed as a study of rural “right size” design, High Meadow Ranch is conceived as a home for two which can expand to host an extended family, threaded into a crest of the Santa Lucia range. The remote site offers panoramic views and a focal point in the middle of a sloping knoll but is bifurcated by a “No Vertical Zone”.
Project name
High Meadow Ranch
Architecture firm
Richard Beard Architects
Location
Carmel Valley, California, USA
Near Carmel by the Sea, discreetly nestled in an oak grove at the edge of a meadow in the 20,000-acre Santa Lucia Preserve, this lovely contemporary take on a rural English cottage is sited to harmonize with the landscape’s wild beauty and maximize the residents’ enjoyment of living fully immersed in nature.
Project name
Santa Lucia Preserve 5
Architecture firm
Richard Beard Architects
Location
Carmel Valley, California, USA
Photography
Paul Dyer
This Andalusia-inspired home was designed for a former antiques dealer and connoisseur of the arts—an aerie retreat featuring lush terraces and gracious rooms. Here, space, art, objets d’art, and antique furnishings conspire to create a highly personal expression of home. The design leverages the particularly narrow site (25-foot-wide-by-110-foot-d...
Project name
Dolores Heights Residence
Architecture firm
Richard Beard Architects
Location
San Francisco, California
Photography
Matthew Millman
Invisible from the nearby Pacific Coast Highway, but open to views of ocean and landscape, this house is an exercise in restraint in its dramatic setting. “The ocean view is not the only asset, so we put the house close to the bluff, but with a foreground presence,” Beard says.
Project name
Big Sur Residence
Architecture firm
Richard Beard Architects
Location
Big Sur, California, USA
Photography
Nick Johnson
Theorem Winery is located west of downtown Calistoga, California, within the Diamond Mountain appellation in Napa Valley. Eschewing the ubiquitous large winery venues focused on handling hundreds of guests at one time, Theorem is designed as an intimate, bespoke experience where hospitality reigns supreme.
Project name
Theorem Winery
Architecture firm
Richard Beard Architects
Location
Calistoga, California, USA
Photography
Paul Dyer
The structures are simple and straightforward, reminiscent of the ranches, farms and vineyards that typify the Anderson Valley north of San Francisco. The hillside setting is populated with oaks and madrone trees. The siting of the house strikes a balance between taking advantage of views while also avoiding the ambient noise from a nearby road.
Project name
Blue Oaks Residence
Architecture firm
Richard Beard Architects
Location
Geyserville, Sonoma County, California, USA
Photography
Matthew Millman