30 Mar '15, 2pm

Spaceship-like ski chalet sheds snow with its sharp crystalline form #Architecture

Strict building guidelines and difficult site conditions are no match for Patkau Architects . The Vancouver firm rose to these building challenges in their unique design for the space ship-like Hadaway House. Perched high on a snowy northwest slope in British Columbia, the timber-clad ski chalet overlooks stunning panoramic views of Whistler valley. Its sharp angles and dramatically sloped roof allows snow to easily slide off and avoid build up.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/spaceship-like-ski-chalet-sheds-snow...

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