high peak meadow house
L Series 2-Bar Bridge
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.