Collection by Luke Hopping

Rugged, Modern Homes in the Mountains


Built into mountainsides or atop remote summits, these five homes overcame locational challenges to achieve total solitude.

The house that architect Renée del Gaudio designed for her family in Boulder uses energy-efficient Loewen windows on...
The living room looks out toward the two waterfalls that are also part of the property and the inspiration for its name.
"Rather than trying to fit the furniture into the apartment, we decided to fit the apartment into the furniture," says...
The team reviewed twenty years of snowfall data to find an average that would dictate the height of the house’s base.
The view of the snow-capped San Juan Mountains from Barry's office. Photo by Barry B. Doyle.
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