A large residence and lodge of approximately 20,000 square feet with six rental bedroom suites located on a 2000 acre working sheep and cattle farm. Every effort was made to create an architecture and a place which reflects the essential nature of New Zealand.
Landscape Architects: Jack Smith FAIA and Peter Ker Walker ASLA. Renderings by: Don Stamp
Plumas County, California. Equestrian Center Completed 1989.
Whitehawk Ranch is a 950 acre mountain ranch resort with diverse all-seasons recreational facilities including golf, tennis, swimming, equestrian center, cross country skiing and ice skating. Commission included architecture, site planning, landscape design, interior design and graphics. The trail horse feeding shed was described by Allan Temko as having “…the presence of a temple or shrine, placed before sacred hills and peaks.”
AIA Regional Honor Award. Northwest and Pacific Region, 1992. AIA Honor Award in Architecture. Idaho Chapter, 1992. AIA Honor Award, Materials Use – Wood. Idaho Chapter, 1991
Elkhorn at Sun Valley, Idaho. Construction Completed 1980.
Equestrian facility with indoor arena, stables, and other outbuildings. Jury comments: “An understanding of the quality of a remote compound on the plain pervades this project. The relationship of buildings is as simply organized and fitting to the site as the forms, materials, and detailing to the individual components.”
AIA Merit Award. Idaho Chapter, 1982.
Jury: William L. Fletcher, FAIA, Portland, Oregon; Jane Hastings, FAIA, Seattle, Washington; Henry Klein, FAIA, Mount Vernon, Washington.
The Snowbird Master Plan is a plan of bold scale which is studiously modern and American in concept. The plan is composed of an integrated series of multi-level structures which follow the natural contours of the land. These structures provide lodging, commercial space, employee housing, parking and maintenance facilities.
Design Team: Snowbird Design Group, Concepts of Planning and Architecture, Robert Bliss, Architect, Brixen & Christopher, Architects, Jack Smith, Architect; Dan Kiley and Partners, Consulting Landscape Architects, Dan Kiley, Jack Smith, Henry Arnold, Peter Ker Walker, Ian Tyndall; Enteleki, Architecture, Planning, Research, Jack Smith, Partner-in-Charge, Ray Kingston, Architect, Franklin T. Ferguson, Architect, John Perkins, Architect.
Snowbird Resort, Wasatch Mountains, Utah. Construction Completed 1975.
Iron Blossom Lodge is a 192 unit 11 story condominium lodge hotel. The structure is composed of staggered vierendeel concrete trusses which alternate in section to accommodate borrowed space in an adjacent bay for flexibility of plan. The two story elements provide a variety of spaces for each condominium unit.
Enteleki, Architecture, Planning, Research, John Perkins, Partner-in-Charge, Ray Kingston, Architect, Franklin T. Ferguson, Architect, Jack Smith, Architect.
Snowbird Resort, Wasatch Mountains, Utah. First Phase Completed 1974.
The first phase of the Cliff Lodge is a 163 unit 12 story lodge hotel. The structure is a concrete frame built on a 90 degree grid with non bearing dividing partitions at 45 degree to the 90 giving long views and sun to both exposures of a double loaded corridor.
Enteleki, Architecture, Planning, Research, Ray Kingston, Partner-in-Charge, Jack Smith, Architect, Franklin T. Ferguson, Architect, John Perkins, Architect.
Architects FFKR, Principals-in-Charge M. Ray Kingston, Architect, Louis M. Ulirch, Architect, completed a major addition to the Cliff Lodge in 1989, addition not shown.
Snowbird Resort, Wasatch Mountains, Utah. Construction Completed 1972.
The Mid-Gad Valley Restaurant and Warming Facility was constructed of glue-laminated wood beams and steel gusset plates. The structure was designed to withstand 125 mile per hour winds and blizzards that can deposit 14 feet of snow. Minimal foundation concrete was required due to the bridge type design. Building accommodates 200 skiers.
Enteleki, Architecture, Planning, Research, Franklin T. Ferguson, Partner-in-Charge, Ray Kingston, Architect, Jack Smith, Architect, John Perkins, Architect.