This strawbale home was designed to relate to the surrounding environment and serve as a welcoming retreat for friends and family. The multinational owners, wanted to uphold the inherent character of the majestic site – located at the cusp of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the San Luis Valley floor – throughout the process and in the final result. Designed to merge into its natural setting and link occupants with the outdoors, this Colorado home was also constructed to be energy efficient, sustainable and green in all aspects of the process.

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View from the South at Dusk

View from the East

Open Concept Entry

Open Living Space

Living Space fireplace

Open Living Space

Open Kitchen

Open Dining Space with a view to the San Luis Valley.

View to the San Luis Valley

Kitchen View

Passive Solar Hallway leading to Bedrooms.

Master Bedroom

  • Modern Primitive Design


  • 3
  • Full Baths
  • 2
  • Structure
  • House (Multi Residence)
  • Style
  • Modern
  • Square Feet
  • 2284
  • Lot Size
  • 1.6 Acres