The Gallatin River Cottage is located at the edge of a large cottonwood meadow. Natural materials like wood and stone are used throughout this home design to further incorporate the beauty of the surrounding area. The main entry is two stories tall with floor to ceiling glass on three of its four sides. An open tread staircase winds up this two story space, allowing for varying views of the valley floor, tree canopy and nearby pond. The pond is fed by the Gallatin River and can be enjoyed from a covered living area during every season of the year. Please follow the Design & Build story of the Gallatin River Cottage as we develop custom details like wood window shutters, a master fireplace, timber trusses and more!
The MoonLight Foundry is designed for the modern enthusiast at heart. The exterior facade is primarily monotone aside from intermediate "splashes" of red. Inside, the center of the home is easily the large, 3-sided fireplace that stretches from floor to 14'-0" ceiling heights. Natural lighting is predominate thru window-scapes along the east, north and western facades. Although the Moonlit Foundry is a four bedroom home, it has been organized to effectively devote the second floor entirely to the Master's of the home. A few of the Master Suite amenities include a sun room, his/her closets, office space and spa. Please follow the Design & Build story of the Moonlit Foundry as we develop custom details like floating timber stair treads, back-lit mirror walls, knob-less wood cabinetry and more!
The Sunny-Side Farmhouse is a modern styled farmhouse with real-wood details. It has been customized to capture natural lighting throughout every room. The unique promotion of Vitamin D has given this home its name-sake. In addition to large window-scapes and open spaces, Sunny-Side also sports 10'-0" ceiling heights and a Master Suite with panoramic views. The home includes 2,610 square feet plus four exterior deck spaces. Three of the four decks have southern exposure and a romantic private deck is directly accessed from the second story Master Suite. Please follow the Design & Build story of the Sunny-Side Farmhouse as we develop custom details like built-in dining room benches, upholstered seating, glass showers and more!
The Wilson Creek Barn re-imagines the old Montana barn while utilizing modern details with new materials. Many of the details that define a barn are re-purposed in this home. For example, the roof is gambrel (dual-pitch), the prow at either end could carry a hay hook and the interior is framed with real-wood timbers. The home has a "Great Room" that is vaulted 25' in the air and completely open to the Kitchen and Dining Room. Several celestial windows and 6 'x 6' openings provide continued views of the Montana landscape. The second story is devoted entirely to the Master Suite, Bathroom and His/Her Closets. Please follow the Design & Build story of the Wilson Creek Barn as we develop custom details like dueling 5' sliding barn doors, infinity edge counter-tops, stone fireplaces and more!
The Dry Creek Ranch is a custom home nestled within 20 acres of rolling wheat fields. On the outside, low pitch metal roofs, timber knee bracing and long facades combine to deliver on a Ranch-Style Theme. Weaved into the interior are both rustic and modern design elements. At the front entry a free-standing staircase is crafted with heavy rough-sawn timbers. The Master Suite is completely separate from other areas in the house and is organized uniquely to provide a private corner view from the tiled shower and tub. Please follow the Design & Build story of Dry Creek Ranch as we develop custom details like a bridge, outdoor covered dining area, 2'x2' real-wood pillars, and more!
Big Bear Crossing is located on several acres in the beautiful Montana countryside. This custom home design includes unique amenities like a 75' long Archery Range, Coffee Bar, Breakfast Nook and Exercise Room. Dueling garages provide access into two distinct wings of the house. The double car garage is traditionally designed with Mudroom, Pantry and Kitchen accessible. The single car garage is attached to the Master Wing and provides private access into a private Mudroom, His/Her Closet, Bathroom and Master Suite. Please follow the Design & Build story of Big Bear Crossing as we develop custom details like a custom concrete hearth, upholstered window seat, hand-forged steel railing, and more!
The Bisl Restaurant is located on Main Street in Bozeman’s historic downtown. Owners and Executive Chef’s are a husband and wife duo that work to provide their customers with sophisticated flavors that respect Montana traditions and experiences. The architecture supports the cuisine by creatively managing light/sound and utilizing natural materials indigenous to Montana. The whole experience leads to an open kitchen, where guests can dine next to the chef's that are preparing their meal. Please follow the Design & Build story of the Bisl Restaurant as we develop custom details like a modern timber ceiling, stone bar top, patterned wood benches and more!
The Farmhouse is the first project by BKS Design & Build. It is a traditional Farmhouse with white exterior, metal roofs and rustic wood accents. The entire main level is ornately designed with rustic timber beams and columns. BKS installed every inch of the timber work and completed the install of the great room fireplace. The great room fireplace stands two stories tall and is clad with rustic timbers, a concrete surround and a custom formed concrete hearth with wood storage. Please follow the Design & Build story of The Farmhouse as we develop custom details like retro appliances, a man cave and a barn garage.