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2010 Competition Finalists Entries

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CAVIN2010-0032 
BackCountry Expedition Center
by Garrett van Leeuwen — Winner of Fellowship Competition

Working with the existing Context, and drawing inspiration from nature's organic systems, this proposal seeks to set a landmark onto the hillside for the National Ski Patrol.

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CAVIN2010-0041 
Station Y
by Ruth Oh — Alternate to Winner

Station “Y” is a ski patrol and operations center located on a steep site overlooking a scenic mountain view and ski resort. The complex’s primary function is to be a refuge and designed to feel welcoming, safe, and comfortable for both its daily staff as well as occasional visitors. The green solution to the design problem is to focus on using “low-tech” sustainable strategies and optimizing user experience.


CAVIN2010-0002 
Caldera
by Scott Magic — Finalist

The primary act of architecture is to enclose, to make shelter within the infinity of nature. In an act of human confrontation, the Backcountry Ski Patrol + Operation Center will emerge from the weathered landscape like a man-made Caldera.




CAVIN2010-0010 
Back Country Ski Patrol Center: The Beacon of the Slopes
by Audrey Sato — Finalist

This design proposes the ski patrol center as a beacon growing out of the landscape.


CAVIN2010-0085 
Granite Point: Back-Country Ski Patrol and Operations Center
by Anthony Varela — Finalist

Granite Point offers the local ski patrol and maintenance teams a strong foundation in which to head up all mountain related operations. The building was continually designed with the end users experience in mind through maximizing day lighting, temperature control, and many other sustainable principles. This project was created to challenge the traditional alpine design.





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