All of the ski lovers will enjoy living in this house. To end a taxing day on the slopes, the inhabitants of the Truckee, California property designed by Faulkner Architects basically ski right into the house.

 

Photos by Joe Fletcher
Photos by Joe Fletcher

 

The steep run is a restricted space inside the house’s massing that is halfway hidden by a steel plate for protection.

 

Photos by Joe Fletcher
Photos by Joe Fletcher

 

The site itself impacted the structure of the home, as it is based on a 20-degree slant at 6,300 feet above mean sea level. The zone sits at the base of a 3 million-year-old volcano and is home to second-growth Jeffrey Pine and White Fir trees.

 

Photos by Joe Fletcher
Photos by Joe Fletcher

 

Red-orange glass all through the space references the shade of cooling magma from the neighboring volcano. The glass is a striking subtlety seen from the outside that likewise stretches out to the inside where the material throws a warm sparkle on the entrance.

 

Photos by Joe Fletcher
Photos by Joe Fletcher

 

Rooms are covered into the site’s north slant for protection. The master suite is concealed in the most private zone of the house and highlights all-encompassing perspectives on the Martis Valley.

 

Photos by Joe Fletcher
Photos by Joe Fletcher