Sun Valley House

Sun Valley House

Architect
Studio Rick Joy
Location
Sun Valley, Idaho, USA | View Map
Project Year
2013
Category
Private Houses
Jeremy Bitterman
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
Ceiling FansBig Ass Fans
ShowersViabizzuno
KitchenDornbracht
KitchenFranke Home Solutions
Kubus, Professional Series
ToiletTOTO
Supreme, Piedmont
LightingMP Lighting
L37 step-light

Product Spec Sheet
Ceiling Fans
Showers
piovelaluce, 094 system, barra d'oro, M44 by Viabizzuno
Kitchen
Kubus, Professional Series by Franke Home Solutions
Toilet
Supreme, Piedmont by TOTO
Lighting
L37 step-light by MP Lighting

Sun Valley House

Studio Rick Joy as Architects

A quiet family vacation villa, secluded in the arid highlands of Sun Valley, Idaho, is located just beyond the limits of a designated avalanche chute. The shape of the roof communes with the angles of the adjacent mountains, while each room of the house is oriented to a unique view of nearby ski slopes and other soft peaks.

The two wings, each with exposed wood beam ceilings and solid wood floors, separate the private areas from the entertaining and social zones, with a guest wing below. The entire lower level, and upper level hearth masses, are local small rubble stone with flush mortar, and the remainder of the upper level walls and roofs are light-weight frame clad in steel. Their textures slightly differing, these stone and metal materials softly blend with the sage, gray, and blue of the natural landscape. The two wings appear to slide together and then pull apart. From the south, the massing appears to be a split-apart gable: two coated-steel forms meet at a central stone vertical structure. The large entry pivot door is accessed from a covered veranda.

Stone masses emerge vertically in the living-room fireplace and twist ninety degrees in the kitchen/dining fireplace. Deep recesses allow for a variety of private moments. The partially covered northern terrace has a fireplace and stair leading up to a hidden roof terrace, which offers a 360-degree view to be enjoyed from chaise lounges, and the opportunity to sleep under the stars in the warm summer months.

 

Material Used :
Exterior cladding
Wall Stone (Exterior): Local Granite
Metal Wall Panels: Flat-Lock Steel Panels
Wood: Sapele Wood Decking and Siding
Concrete: Soares Builders
Moisture barrier: Grace Ultra
Radiant barrier: Sigma 3102


Roofing
Metal: Flat-Lock Steel Panels


Windows
Wood frame: Spanish Cedar, Duratherm
Glass: Insulated and Laminated Glazing, Viracom
Skylights: Insulated and Laminated Glazing, Custom


Doors
Entrances: Spanish Cedar, Duratherm
Wood doors: Anigre Veneer, Custom
Pocket doors: Anigre Wood, Custom
Garage Door: Spanish Cedar, Custom


Hardware
Levers and Locksets: Oil-Rubbed Bronze, Baldwin
Cabinet Pulls: Stainless Steel, Sugatsune; Oil-Rubbed Bronze, Sun Valley Bronze
Handrails: Oil-Rubbed Bronze, Custom


Interior finishes
Cabinetwork and custom woodwork: Anigre Veneer, Custom - Phoenix Industries
Paint: Behr Paint
Wood Paneling: Anigre Wood, Custom - Phoenix Industries
Wood Flooring: Douglas Fir - Dinesen
Stone: Stone countertops, walls and floors – European Marble and Granite from Cactus Stone
Carpet: Limited Edition - Stone, Wall to Wall Carpet, granite
Special interior finishes: Master Bedroom: Custom, Blackened Stainless Steel Fireplace Argent Fabrication
Roof Terrace: Custom, Stainless Steel Firebowl 


Lighting
Interior ambient lighting:
Down lights:
Edge-lighting: Fast Jack – FUNCTION ROUND AR111, MR16
Gallery: Purelighting – GENNA WALL WASH 3.5
Hallways: Purelighting – AURORA 3.3 APERTURE ROUND EDGE, TRULY TRIMLESS
Rooms: Purelighting – AURORA 3.3 APERTURE SQUARE EDGE, TRULY TRIMLESS
Showers: Viabizzuno – CUBO DOCCIA
Playroom: Viabizzuno – 094 SYSTEM


Task lighting:
Entry Hallway: BK – ARTI-STAR
Vanities: Nippo Seamless – ARTI-STAR
Kitchen Counter: Viabizzuno – BARRA D’ORO


Exterior:
Entry Hallway: BK – ARTI-STAR
Entry Court: Viabizzuno – M44
Exterior Stair/Terraces: MP – L37 step-light

Lighting Controls: Lutron Claro and Diva dimmersl, Lutron RadioRaII for selected Zones
Ceiling Fans: Haiku, Big Ass Fans


Plumbing
Kitchen 
Franke Kubus Stainless Steel Sink
Franke Bottom Grid Drainer
Franke Strainer Basket
Dornbracht Tara Classic Liquid Soap Dispenser
Dornbracht Tara Classic Mixer
Dornbracht Spray

Pantry 
Franke Professional Series Sink
Franke Bottom Grid Drainer
Franke Strainer Basket
Dornbracht Tara Classic Liquid Soap Dispenser
Dornbracht Tara Classic Hot Water Dispenser
Dornbracht Tara Ultra Professional Single Level Mixer

Pantry Bath 
Toto Supreme. Toilet
Boffi PHC Washbasin
Dornbracht Tara Wall Mounted Basin Mixer


Laundry 
Franke Professional Series Sink
Franke Bottom Grid Drainer
Franke Strainer Basket
Dornbracht Tara Ultra – Professional Single Level Mixer


Powder Room 
Toto Supreme. Toilet
Dornbracht Tara Ultra – Professional Single Level Mixer
Custom Sink


Master Bath 
Toto Supreme. Toilets
Toto Piedmont. Bidet
Victoria & Albert. Freestanding Bathtub
Dornbracht Tara Logic Single Lever Bath Mixer with Stand Pipe
Viabizzuno Cubo Doccia Integrated Shower and Light Fixture
Dornbracht Tara Wall Valves
Dornbracht Tara Two-way Diverter
Dornbracht Yota Complete Shower Set
Kohler Undermount Sink 17” x 14”
Duravit Architec Push-open Waste Drain
Dornbracht Tara 3 Hole Basin Mixers


Guest Bedroom A 
Toto Supreme. Toilets
Dornbracht Tara Wall-mounted Bath Mixer with Shower Set
Americh Acrylic Bathtub. Miro
Viabizzuno Cubo Doccia Integrated Shower and Light Fixture
Dornbracht Tara Wall Valves
Dornbracht Tara Two-way Diverter
Dornbracht Yota Complete Shower Set
Kohler Undermount Sink 17” x 14”
Duravit Architec Push-open Waste Drain
Dornbracht Tara 3 Hole Basin Mixers
Mr. Steam Steamtherapy Steambath


Guest Bathroom B 
Toto Supreme. Toilets
Dornbracht Tara Wall-mounted Bath Mixer with Shower Set
Americh Acrylic Bathtub. Miro
Viabizzuno Cubo Doccia Integrated Shower and Light Fixture
Dornbracht Tara Wall Valves
Dornbracht Tara Two-way Diverter
Dornbracht Yota Complete Shower Set
Kohler Undermount Sink 17” x 14”
Duravit Architec Push-open Waste Drain
Dornbracht Tara 3 Hole Basin Mixers


Lower Corridor 
Franke Professional Series Sink, 18" - PSX110138
Franke Strainer Basket
Dornbracht Tara Ultra – Single Level Mixer


Spa and Bathroom 
Toto Supreme. Toilets
Boffi L10_ Washbasin
Viabizzuno Cubo Doccia Integrated Shower and Light Fixture
Dornbracht Tara Wall Valves
Dornbracht Tara Two-way Diverter
Dornbracht Yota Complete Shower Set


Appliances
Kitchen 
Sub-Zero 36” Built-In All Refrigerator
Bosch 24” Panel Ready 800 Plus Series
Kitchenaid Disposal
Wolf E Series Built-In Double Oven
Dacor Renaissance 36” Cooktop
Dacor PRV Raised Ventilation System 36”
KitchenAid Microwave - Architect Series


Pantry 
Sub-Zero Ice Maker
Sub-Zero 27” Undercounter Integrated All Freezer – Drawers
Sub-Zero 24” Undercounter All Refrigerator
Sub-Zero 24” Undercounter Wine Storage
KitchenAid Disposal
Bosch 24” Panel Ready 800 Plus Series


Master Bedroom Auton Motorized (Custom)

Laundry 
Washer Whirlpool
Dryer Whirlpool
Miele Rotory Iron


Lower Corridor 
Sub-Zero 24” Undercounter Combination Refrigerator / Freezer
w/ Ice Maker
KitchenAid Microwave - Architect Series (N.I.C.)


Exterior 
Wolf 36” Outdoor Gas Grill
Grill Area Sub-Zero 24” Outdoor Undercounter Refrigerator
Roof Terrace Sub-Zero 24” Outdoor Undercounter Refrigerator
Custom Fire Bowl
UFO - S-15 Long Wave 120 Volt Infrared Heater (N.I.C.)
UTS/UL 120V Stand for UFO Heaters (N.I.C.)
Dyson Multi Floor Vacuum Cleaner (N.I.C.)


Energy Geothermal System - closed loop.


Characteristics / highlights: 
Sidling up against the soft topography of the highlands of Sun
Valley, Idaho, this family retreat finds its home at the base of
Ruud Mountain. Its two-winged layout provides distinct spaces
of quiet privacy and bustling socializing.

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