8,900 sf residence in the Traditional style that overlooks Lake Tahoe. The home contains 5 bedrooms, 4 car attached garage, 5 gas buring fireplaces, a spiral staircase and an exterior terrace with easy access down to the lake front.
Architecture: David Bourke
5,500 SF Mountain Transitional Lodge on a steep site with limited building area designed to capture views in two directions. Completed Fall 2015
This contemporary mountain home utilizes floor to ceiling windows, massive lift-slide doors, and soaring curved roofs to bring the outdoors in and capture the beauty of the mountain surroundings. The home is finished with natural materials of stone, steel, copper, cedar and mahogany for beauty, longevity, and low maintenance. The home centers around the Kitchen and features a getaway Media/Apre Ski Room, a Yoga Loft, Steam Room, and a spectacular Master Suite. This project is the recipient of the "Merit Award" for the 2012 Tahoe Quarterly Magazine's Mountain Home Awards.
The TTAD's administration building is an 11,000 s.f. partial two-story building incorporating multi-purpose community meeting spaces, an airport lounge, a delicatessen, and administrative offices for the District. Ward-Young's services included programming of the District's needs and assisting the District with determining sustainable design objectives for the project, which resulted in LEED Silver equivalency. The design process included life-cycle cost analyses of mechanical system options. The design incorporates daylighting, solar thermal and photo voltaic collection systems, high performing building envelope, low-impact design (LID) of the site improvements, and drought tolerant landscaping.
This project incorporates several green building strategies including a high performance building envelope, natural day lighting, and a geothermal heating system. Opening date June 2016.
The Highlands Fire Station is a 10,000 square foot building protecting the new Highlands area at Northstar Mountain Resort. The Highlands is centered around the Big Springs Day Lodge and the new Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The theme for this design is derived from the W.P.A.-designed fire lookout towers spread across the Sierra Nevada mountains.