Ski Houses Get Modern, Ditch Antler ChandeliersBy Michael Frank on November 12th, 2012
Anyone who’s a regular reader of Weekend Cabin could have told you this, but ski town architecture is getting away from the traditional, cliched western look and embracing the sleek, simple lines of modernism. “After decades of traditional mountain design—heavy overhangs, a plethora of pine wood, a deer’s head hung in the entryway—ski homes across the globe are shedding the antlers,” reports the Wall Street Journal. Of course, being the newspaper of arbitrage and hedge fund managers, these aren’t exactly cabins the Journal is talking about. No, they’re talking about 5,000- and 6,000-square-foot second homes. Or maybe third. Via Wall Street Journal.
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