Three barn-like forms combine for a modern Martis Camp farmhouse   In architecture, creating a sense of simplicity isn’t exactly easy. It’s a matter of restraint, of simultaneously showcasing yet streamlining the design. Such was the case for one Martis Camp home. The Bay Area–based homeowners approached...

Ski-loving family builds mountain dream home on historic property   When speaking of how and where the modern ski experience was born, Truckee’s Hilltop region glows with a folkloric quality. The first mechanical ski lift in the nation was erected on these relatively modest slopes in the...

Ritz-Carlton’s new Lake Club indulges guests in stylish and fun lakefront amenities   Guests checking into the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe just got another reason to smile: The Lake Club, an upscale beach house launched last summer to provide the five-star property’s patrons with an exclusive waterfront spot...

Modern home nestled into hillside fits slyly into established west Reno neighborhood   Many of the homes found in well-established west Reno neighborhoods have been in place for decades, the aesthetic mix varying between classic ranch houses, stucco-clad high-desert spreads with a touch of Mission detailing, and...

Before the remodel, courtesy photo   Former caretaker’s home receives an attractive makeover   The trophy lot abutting Lake Tahoe’s intoxicating blue expanse was a coveted find for a Bay Area family of five. But the existing structure—a three-car garage with an outdated living space above—needed an extensive facelift....