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R+B Completes Full Interior Remodel of 1970s “The Glen” Townhome in Aspen’s East End

1,446 square foot home is the first residential project in Aspen to install the full revolutionary Ketra lighting system


ASPEN, CO — Sept. 4, 2019 — Rowland+Broughton Architecture / Urban Design / Interior Design is pleased to share that we have recently completed a full interior remodel of a two-level, 1,446 square foot townhome in Aspen’s East End neighborhood. Titled “The Glen” in reference to its setting amid a grove of Aspen trees, the project captures the natural serenity of the surroundings.


Modernized and contemporized throughout, the townhome features natural finishes, including stone, walnut and plaster, as well as porcelain floors, highly patterned wall tiling, open wood stairs, wood and steel beams, dropped plaster acoustic vaulted ceilings, and custom built-in storage systems. A floor-to-ceiling, wall-to-wall window re-design frames and opens the previously restrained interior to the outdoors, while expanding the feeling of the overall space. Following a neutral color palette and driven by the client’s vision, furnishings provide additional texture to the modern but warm environment.


Additionally, the townhome is the first residential project in Aspen to install the full Ketra Natural Light system, a revolutionary, entirely integrated lighting and control system that enhances the space by allowing access to dynamic light throughout the day. Exterior upgrades include restoring wood siding and the addition of cement panels to match adjoining townhomes.


About the renovation, Project Manager and Senior Interior Designer Carol Cisco, Allied ASID, LEED AP, shares, “At just 1,446 square feet, this unique project was designed as a little jewel box. Every detail was meticulously considered and we used every possible square inch of space. For instance, a sliding panel in the kitchen backsplash fronts a built-in spice cabinet and a low, built-in bench provides extra seating in the dining room with storage below. It was a joy to design and to see it come to life.”


Overseen by R+B Principal Sarah Broughton, AIA, NCIDQ, the team on the project also includes Interior Designer Carrera Shea, NCIDQ and Architect Mark Hardeman. Services provided include Architecture, Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Space Planning, Furniture Planning, Lighting Design and Acoustic Design. Chicago-based interior designer David Kaufman, of Kauffman Segal, collaborated on the Interior Design.