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2019 Tahoe Quarterly Craftsmanship Award - "Art and Architecture"

2017 Best in American Living Award (BALA): One-of-a-Kind Custom or Spec Home 6,001 – 8,000 sq. ft. - NAHB (National Association of Home Builders)

2016 Residential Project of the Year Award - CATT (Contractor's Association of Truckee Tahoe)

The inspiration for the home was the essence of a traditional English Gentleman’s Club contrasted against a bold modern art collection. Serenity was the theme. Almost every room is lakefront with individual forms rotated to maximize interaction with the natural environment.

This lakefront Lahontan home features a high attention to detail, quality materials, and mindful design. The home features all the modern luxuries from LED lighting and a large lift and slide door to state of the art appliances, is adorned with large format modern art in a back drop the European traditional vernacular. Many of the home’s modern features are discretely hidden away such as the linear diffusers and window shades while the elegant wood and stone details are celebrated.


Location:Lahontan
Style:Old World
Architect:Kurt Reinkens - MWA, Inc.
Structural Engineer:Gabbart & Woods
Builder:NSM Construction
Landscape Designer:High West Landscape Architects
Interior Designer:MWA, Inc, and Owner
Photographer:Vance Fox
Lighting Design:Anna Kondolf Lighting Design
Year completed:2016
Square Feet:+/- 6,000





BECx has successfully worked with MWA on several projects and I would like to stress the level of professionalism MWA portrays during all aspects of the design and construction process. With a no surprises approach, the projects were designed and constructed with the utmost care for the clients concerns, budget, and schedule while maintaining their very creative and energy efficient design intact. MWA Architects, Inc. is your architecture firm of choice.
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