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Resolution: 4 Architecture | High Meadow Mountain House

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The High Meadow Mountain House, located on the Catskill Mountains in Maplecrest, NY, is based upon a modified version of the 2-bar bridge typology. The house is situated on an open field with views of the adjacent and surrounding mountains. The main communal living spaces occur on one end of the house and a guest suite is on the other separated by a screened porch. Above bedrooms and a media space bridge the 2 bars below. It utilizes several energy-saving and environmentally conscious energy systems and materials.  This 2,900 sq. ft. home also includes an additional 1,000 sq.ft. Insulated concrete form finished basement as well as expansive rooftop views from the upper level roof decks. This house is RES4’s first house seeking the National Association of Home Builder’s Green Home Building gold certification.

Program: Master Bedroom, 1 Bedroom, Guest Suite + Bedroom, 4 Baths, Media Room, Finished Basement, Screen Porch, Roof Decks, Outdoor, Fireplace

Materials:
Exterior: Horizontal Cedar Siding, Cement Board Panels, EPDM Roofing, Ipe Wood Decking
Interior: Concrete and Bamboo Flooring, Caesarstone and Corian Countertops, Merillat Cabinets, Hot Rolled Black Steel Cladding

Environmentally Conscious Features:
Insulated Concrete Form Foundation
Energy Star Appliances / Bathroom Exhaust Fans
Solar Energy Panels
98% Energy Efficient Boiler
Low VOC Cabinets Made of Recycled Materials
Low Formaldehyde Plywood and MDF substrates
Bamboo Flooring

Location: Catskill Mountains, Maplecrest, New York, USA
Architects: Resolution: 4 Architecture - Joseph Tanney, Robert Luntz
Project Architect: Amir Mikhaeil
Manufacturer: Simplex Industries
Project Coordinator: Jason Drouse
Engineer: Lynne Walshaw, P.E., Greg Sloditskie
Contractor: Rick Hutchinson, EcoSmart Homes
Completion: 2009
Size: 4,265 sf
Typology: L series 2-Bar Bridge
Modules: 6 Boxes
Photographer: © RES4

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