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Our Vision
Big Sky Architect's Vision - Living in Nature
Big Sky Architect's Vision - Urban Garden Refuge
Big Sky Architect's Vision - Rammed Earth Passivhaus
Big Sky Architect's Vision - Net Positive Energy
Big Sky Architect's Vision - Flathead Lake Passivhaus
Big Sky Architect's Vision - Gandalf's Grayling Lake Lair
Big Sky Architect's Vision - Residence for Two Gourmets
Big Sky Architect's Vision - Quietly Tucked into the Forest
Big Sky Architect's Vision - Residence for Two Architects
Big Sky Architect's Vision - Issaquah Wetlands Retreat
Big Sky Architect's Vision - Fernan Ranger Station
Big Sky Architect's Vision - Between Earth and Sky
Big Sky Architect We aspire to research, envision, and create holistically regenerative environments for health, balance, beauty, and abundance.
The Journal
Big Sky Architect's Journal - 400 Mile Per Gallon Architecture
400 Mile Per Gallon Architecture

Imagine you are considering the purchase of a new car that gets 40 miles to the gallon... when you learn about a similarly priced high performance alternative that is far better built, looks great, and runs 200 to 400 miles to the gallon, depending on your driving habits. It uses some German parts...

Big Sky Architect's Journal - Passive House at a Glance
Passive House at a Glance

The term 'passive' in the context of passive house refers to the reduction or elimination of 'active' mechanical systems. There are many compelling reasons why this is a more intelligent and responsible way to build. Here is a quick list of benefits - in no particular order:- Increased comfort.- I...

Big Sky Architect's Journal - Perspectives: Knowledge vs. Wisdom
Perspectives: Knowledge vs. Wisdom

Architecture has the potential to be greatly enriched with an inclusive appreciation of both 'Western' ('European') and 'Eastern' ('Asian') perspectives. This is not to say that we favor Asian style, but rather, that we appreciate the contrasting character of Asian thought systems and what thos...

Big Sky Architect's Journal - Proportions of the Particular
Proportions of the Particular

Questions of proportion span across philosophy, mathematics, science, history, and numerous aspects of art and architecture. Two opposing schools of thought about our understanding of reality recur in this context. One camp describes proportional systems as a means to better understand the harmonies...

Big Sky Architect's Journal - Loss, Love, Architecture
Loss, Love, Architecture

"Architecture is not really about buildings, any more than poetry is about vowels."    Life is full of disappointments, small and large. Then there is loss in life, an entirely different matter. The former, time will surely reveal to be relative, perhaps even trivial; the latter is absolu...

Big Sky Architect's Journal - What Breed of Architect is for You?
What Breed of Architect is for You?

Pretty much by definition, embarking on a search for any professional to place your trust in is likely to be a little worrisome. The prospect of selecting and hiring an architect can be something of a challenge, for any number of reasons. On the chance you may be in this situation, or know someone w...

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