Carelli Residence

This 7,500 SF Boulder, CO residence combines mountain lodge and simple agrarian forms to create an aesthetic appropriate to Colorado and the surrounding rural environments and pastures. A continuous exterior porch recalls traditional prairie homes while mitigating the overall vertical scale of the house. The porch wraps around the back of the house terminating at a stone fire place ‘ruin’ and courtyard. The fireplace chimney is scaled to read as a remnant from a previous home, positioned to appear like a freestanding element.

The overall massing takes its cues from traditional farmhouses by enclosing the space between 2 simple gable roofed volumes. This enclosed space between the volumes functions as a great room with all main and upper floor spaces focusing in on it. The loft like feel of the interior is defined with 6’ sliding barn doors, interior windows and bridge like connectors.

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Andrew Todasco added this to My Project13 April 2022

Nice looking exterior with stone accents

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Lori Robinson added this to My Project4 March 2022

Shape of chimney; I'm not sure what kind of stone trim we should have with our required cedar shingles; brick? slate? river rock? I'd love your guidance on this Cheryl

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Leandri Henning-Van Der Merwe added this to Huis idees19 December 2020

stoep, vensters boonste verdieping

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Ben Calhoun added this to Calhoun house: Ben ideabook1 December 2020

not too much roof above the porch

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pliskehaus added this to House Exterior Design4 September 2020

Chimney and lower porch with lots of windows are nice , but second level roof line is odd.

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