Multifamily design is about creating housing for individuals residing in close quarters. This involves the creation of both community and private spaces. Visual and acoustic separation between units is essential, as is maintaining views without affecting the privacy of adjacent units.
Snow removal, drainage, and water and ice prevention in the building envelope are additional high mountain snow area challenges critical to maintaining structural integrity and longevity. Bechtle Architect’s high mountain design experience lends itself particularly to understanding the physics of the building envelope and snow concerns.