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BUCHANAN ARCHITECTURE - CRESTED BUTTE RESIDENCE

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Capitalizing on Views and Solar Orientation

1m 36s

Russell Buchanan of Buchanan Architecture walks us through the schematic design phase of his residential project in Crested Butte, CO.  He discusses the importance of capitalizing on views and solar orientation, and how they influenced the building layout. He also sketches out a bubble diagram to illustrate the spatial and functional relationships as well as the structural grid.

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The site is located just outside of Crested Butte, Colorado. You can see here this is the town of Crested Butte, and this is the largest mountain, a mountain called Mt. Crested Butte.

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BUCHANAN ARCHITECTURE - CRESTED BUTTE RESIDENCE

Duration: 43m