Living Beneath the Colorado Peaks: The Story of Knapp Ranch is a gorgeous new coffee table book that shows readers why embracing sustainability practices — traditional methods and new technology — pays off in the lives of present-day individuals and future generations.
A new coffee table book shows how the former publishers of Bon Appetit magazine brokered a truce with Mother Nature by using old world farming techniques grounded in sustainable practices and modern technology to successfully grow crops at high elevations.
Finding that perfect holiday gift just got a whole lot easier. A new coffee table book will be a thoughtful, treasured gift for anyone who lives in or loves the Colorado mountain lifestyle.
Creating a fictional story based on Colorado's Vail Valley pioneering settlement patterns gave Knapp Ranch's architects and builders a blueprint for creating a built environment based on history, craftsmanship and the natural setting. New book 'Living Beneath the Colorado Peaks: The Story of Knapp Ranch' explores how architecture can bring history to life.
"Living Beneath the Colorado Peaks: The Story of Knapp Ranch" follows the journey of Betsy and Bud Knapp, former publishers of Architectural Digest and Bon Appetit magazines, as they transformed their high alpine ranch in the Vail Valley of Colorado into a paradigm for land management practices.
Follow the journey of Betsy and Bud Knapp, publishing industry experts who set out to build a home in the Colorado Rockies. Readers, along with the couple, discover that it's possible to simultaneously pursue the dream of building a beautiful home while valuing land stewardship, architectural traditions, conservation and sustainable farming practices.