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"It is so beautiful around here with the wildlife and the vegetation—the less disturbed, the better," says Axboe.
The house was designed to seamlessly integrate into its surroundings. It is conceived as a "looking box" to the mountain ranges, with ample outdoor decks and patios to enjoy the views.
Materials used for the exterior include stucco, wood, metal, and concrete.
A look at the exterior of the cabin.
A collage of brightly colored, geometric volumes comprise the Ettore Sottsass–designed residence of Lesley Bailey and Adrian Olabuenaga, proprietors of jewelry and accessories company ACME Studio. Completed in 1997, this home is one of few private commissions designed by the Italian architect, who passed away in 2007.
The meticulously landscaped front yard is low maintenance and features drought tolerant plants and a sprinkler system.
View of New Roof Deck
View from outdoor porch by Low Design Office
The surrounding grounds were relandscaped to create even more privacy and garden views from the house and around the tennis court and pools.
Essentially, the entrance was kept in the same spot, with the chimney to the far right side.
The family wanted a room on the main floor that could serve as an office and playroom. They also desired their home to include two sleeping lofts, rather than just one.
The pinwheel plan also led to the creation of two sheltered outdoor spaces: the morning porch and the evening porch.
Planning regulations required a gable roof, which the architects split into four shed roofs carefully designed to respond to heavy snow and meet spatial and aesthetic wishes.
To help keep costs at bay, the dark exterior siding and feature staircase were constructed of fir plywood.
Duerksen now runs his own architecture firm out of the home.
The new additions of the home are clad in bespoke cedar profiles that inject a modern flair to the 20th-century brick building.
Large-scale picture windows help bring as much natural light into the home as possible.
Given the lot's tight parameters and predominantly shaded landscape, a rooftop patio with a vegetable garden and a lounge space were strategically placed above the garage for maximum light.
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The home's contemporary profile shows a sensitivity to the adjacent established homes, many of which sport Victorian-style roofs.

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