Golden Gate Canyon State Park
• Programmed for use as a retreat, the project included cabin type housing with a separate common area with gathering space, restrooms, and a kitchen to accommodate retreat activities.
• Incorporation of the “snug cabin” concept: cabins are coupled with the ground to reduce the requirement for heat when not in use.
• Project utilizes super-insulated panels along with photovoltaic, high-performance glazing and insulated shutters to achieve zero net energy.
• Durable materials reduce maintenance costs.
Client: Colorado State Parks
Location: Golden Gate Canyon State Park, Colorado
Site Area: 30 acres