A DIY Couple Build a Scandi-Inspired Guesthouse and Office for $275K

Tarah and Drew MacAlmon dreamed big to create The Lofthouse, a collaborative workspace and Airbnb in their hometown of Black Forest, Colorado.

Over the past eight years, creative couple Tarah and Drew MacAlmon—she works in project management and design, and he in animation and video production—have renovated three homes, always enjoying the hands-on process of reimagining a space. Recently, however, they decided to put their skills to the test by designing and building something from the ground up, though what it is isn’t easily defined. 

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Mandi Keighran
Design and travel writer based in London.


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