Kiva Style: Former Tipi Residents Build a Rammed-Earth Home

Working with earth, wood, glass and crystals, Tom and Flame Lutes have created a truly sacred space in the Colorado high country.

In the mountains, where the snow is deep and the spring muck even deeper, a “mud room” is essential. Tom and Flame opted for an easy-to-clean tile floor in their entryway and placed a bench near the door for removal of boots.
Photo By Laurie Dickson