Internationally recognized architect Susan Desko moved to Sun Valley and established her architectural practice in 2000. Her first project in Sun Valley, commonly known as "The Steel House," has become a local iconic architectural gem and was the recipient of an Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects in 2006. She received a Master of Architecture degree from Harvard University in 1988, and has been a design critic at Auburn University's Rural Studio, founded by Samuel Mockbee. 27 Lake Creek Residence received an Award of Merit from the American Institute of Architects in 2010.

Facade Focus: Steel
Idaho-based architect Susan Desko—previously a senior design architect for Frank Gehry—created a house built of untreated steel...