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Set in the majestic Chugach Mountains, Alyeska Resort is being transformed into a modern, four-season, global destination. The addition of new and renovated facilities at the mountain village will breathe new life into the resort, which is widely regarded as Alaska’s base camp for adventure. Expanded and enhanced visitor experiences, new accommodat...
Project name
The Village at Alyeska
Architecture firm
Skylab Architecture
Location
Girdwood, Alaska, USA
Originally built in the mid-1940s for the Titan Metal Products Corp., the 10,000-square-foot complex consists of two semi-cylindrical, prefabricated steel warehouse buildings, notable for their arching roof forms and connected via an enclosed walkway. While much of the existing structures remain intact, Skylab has reworked the layout and updated th...
Project name
Skylab HQ
Architecture firm
Skylab Architecture
Location
Portland, Oregon, USA
Photography
Eric Fortier
Skylab Architecture announces its collaborative partnership with Steel Hut to design innovative, budget-friendly options for living that offer increased fire resistance and durability for harsh climates. “It’s an incredible opportunity to work with Steel Hut to address the many challenges people face during the design and construction process.
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The Cascade Bungalows at Brasada Ranch are the newest luxury hospitality offering at this all-season family resort near Bend in Central Oregon. The bungalows are 16 new guest room experiences that bring a contemporary and bespoke approach to life on the ranch. The buildings are stepped with the topography and offer privacy for every unit and unobst...
Project name
Cascade Bungalows at Brasada Ranch
Architecture firm
Skylab Architecture
Location
Bend, Oregon, USA
Photography
Drex Agency
Nestled in a lush Pacific Northwest wooded landscape this 1954 home renovation included maintaining the primary structure of the house with a full re-envisioning of the spaces of daily life.
Project name
Seehafer Residence
Architecture firm
Skylab Architecture
Location
Portland, Oregon, USA
Photography
Caleb Vandermeer
Located across the Willamette River from downtown Portland, the YARD is a 21-story, 343,100-square-foot mixed-use apartment building that rises above the famous Burnside Bridge. The roof of the podium elevates a native planted landscape to the level of the bridge to create a shared community landscape environment, while its folded roof shape abstra...
Project name
YARD
Architecture firm
Skylab Architecture
Location
Portland, Oregon, USA
Photography
Maria Lamb, Stephen Miller, Brian Walker Lee
The Taft is a 3,930-square-foot, two-story, open plan house designed and built using HOMB, a prefabricated modular system developed by Skylab in collaboration with MethodHomes. The system provides an alternative to the typical time-consuming process of conventional site construction while also minimizing waste through precision prefabrication.
Project name
Taft
Architecture firm
Skylab Architecture
Location
Portland, Oregon, USA
Photography
Michael Cogliantry, Jeff Van Bergen (construction photos by Skylab)
From highly crafted residences to impactful cultural projects, this uniquely designed book— conceived as a double vinyl album—offers a detailed look at Skylab's innovative work. Skylab: The Nature of Buildings is the first monograph of the Portland, Oregon-based architecture and design studio.
Title
Skylab The Nature of Buildings
Author
Jeff Kovel, Introduction by Mimi Zeiger With contributions by John Hoke, Mauricio Villarreal, and Randy Gragg
Category
Architecture, Interior Design