Canyon Culture: A House Built into a Rock Wall

In Cortez, Colorado, the ultimate natural home incorporates a cliffside and celebrates a view of archeological significance.

Dan’s furnishings were selected for scale and texture. The dark rattan sofa and chair are lightweight so he can move them around when he’s using the space to host clients. “The feel is not frou-frou,” says his designer, Arlene F. Bernard. “But neither is Dan.”
Photo By Laurie Dickson