natural architect


environmentally conscious architectbuilder: Ken Meffan


Cedar House Sport Hotel: 

North Lake Tahoe / eco hotel / Cedar House Sport Hotel, Truckee, Ca. /


Keywords: green hotel, eco hotel, Tahoe hotel, Tahoe lodging, Truckee hotel, green architecture, natural architect, Ken Meffan architect


A well proclaimed example of green architecture is located near the North Shore of Lake Tahoe and Northstar at Tahoe the Cedar House Sport Hotel, designed by natural architect Ken Meffan of Rough and Ready Ca. near the Sierra Nevada Mountain foothill towns of Grass Valley and Nevada City, near Truckee: The eco hotel is a Leed certified green architecture and green building. Raw real natural materials are used on this project: raw exposed concrete, sustainable harvested rough sawn local wood, raw steel, materials that patina and oxidize naturally helping the natural qualities of the structure blend more successfully into the natural setting of the historic nearby town of Truckee and the fresh mountain environment. The “green” eco hotel is a kind of industrial exposed structure old Tahoe lodge blend of organic architecture and indigenous architecture, says the natural architect Ken Meffan.


A green, growing, wildflower covered roof is an enjoyed feature on this green project further enhancing a connection to the natural environment


The “green” hotel is intended to influence its inhabitants to a nature oriented philosophy illuminating guests into an environmentally conscience connection.


The Cedar House Sport Hotel, has been featured in numerous publications: L.A. Times, The N.Y. Times, Sunset Magazine, Tahoe Quarterly Magazine, Sierra Sun newspaper, Truckee Today, Sierra Heritage Magazine, Reagonal green building and living resourses guide,….



video clip of: Cedar House Sport Hotel






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