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The Wee Ski Chalet: To go sustainable, a mountainside cabin starts small.

Barrett Studio Architects
February 2010

By David Sokol

The Wee Ski Chalet
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In the foothills just west of Boulder, Colorado, it’s rare to find a ski resort that isn’t developed to the nines—lodging, second homes, and the other accessories of luxury recreation. But there is at least one slope that still boasts only a ski lift and a lodge. And there, Boulder-based Barrett Studio Architects has helped one family make responsible, modern use of the old-fashionedly remote area…


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