The images below show the process of Lot 171 from renderings, to physical model and finally the completed project. The physical model for this project was done different from a 3D printer, and made to look more realistic in which you can see below.
The realistic models enables us to take photos of the model in perpective that gives you an actual perspective shot to scale if , in which you can easily put yourself within and helps to portray exactly what this home will look like in real life. This helps the client to understand our vision and helps the builders with a 3D model of form and just a basic better understanding of the project as a whole.
Browse through the photos below and you will see how well the model turned out and compare the rendering and model to the final result!
About Lot 171
During initial talks for Lot 171, it was decided that there were certain steps that were very important to consider. The environment was to be protected, and when possible, enhanced. There was to be reduction in typical residential operating costs, while incorporating technologies that promote productivity in the home by internal and external networking. The building was to be engrained into the surrounding site, with materials that create a sense of permanence.
Recycled elements were used throughout the building, as well as energy efficient windows, ground source heat pumps, and Sterling engines for backup power. Local stone is used for the exterior, as well as existing boulders for landscaping.
This project is based on the two-pod system, with the Guest Residence separated from the Main Residence. The driveway is designed to meander through the existing old growth trees on the site, and under the Guest Residence, which creates a sense of entry. The Main Residence’s focal point is an old corn crib, clad in local stone at the base and recycled barn wood at the top. Inspired by the old growth on the site, four oversized stone piers frame the entry, continuing up to wood columns that are topped off with a roof canopy overhead.
Big Sky Montana Architect _ Jamie Daugaard _ Centre Sky Architecture, Ltd.