UU BAR LODGE AND OFFICE BUILDING - CIMARRON, NEW MEXICO
The Express Ranch UU Bar is upgrading their existing lodge by renovating the entire exterior appearance, expanding the dining areas, adding a grand stairway and outdoor decks, renovating the larger guest suites, and improving sitescape to increase outdoor activity. A new 3700 s.f. office building with offices, a conference room, and night desk apartment will be added to the property to complement the 12,000 s.f. existing lodge.
The sustainable design, which integrates technologies such as autoclave concrete block, follows a New Mexico Western aesthetic with log trusses, stone, and stucco. The owner, an art collector, owns several outdoor sculptures which will be integrated within the new design.