Loveland, Colorado house; architecture on the plains

A new project we are working on is a single family house located on a beautiful, west-facing site south of Loveland, Colorado.  The site slopes down from east to west and has a spectacular view of Longs Peak and the Continental Divide.  This photo is of an initial physical model of the design depicting the basic massing of the proposed house arrayed around a large existing ash tree.  Providing summer shade, the tree serves as a functional sunshade as well as creating the focus of an outdoor room, with its canopy creating a leafy ceiling of filtered light.

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