College - Author 1

College of Architecture and Environmental Design

Department - Author 1

Architectural Engineering Department

Degree Name - Author 1

BS in Architectural Engineering



Primary Advisor

Allen Estes, College of Architecture and Environmental Design, Architectural Engineering Department


The Blue Mountain Residence is a new, single family residence located in Jefferson County, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. It is located close to the front range at an elevation of 7,600 ft. The owner and architect of the residence is Cherie Goff of HMH Architecture in Boulder, Colorado. The house is mostly of wood construction with elements of steel and concrete. The structural project team includes a Cal Poly architectural engineering student and professional engineers in DLK Engineering in Lafayette, CO. This report contains the complete project description, structural design calculations, and stamped structural construction drawings. The report examines the greater context of the residence, including challenges, structural design, significant impacts, and the role of the various participants in the design team.