Dayton Residence in Vail, Colorado
The Dayton Residence is a private mountain home conceived by the architects at James Dayton Design in Minneapolis. Completed in 2009, the project began as a renovation of an existing 70’s ski lodge and expanded into a new construction.
Zahner developed details and provide Solanum Steel, Zahner’s exclusive darkened weathering steel panel system. The variegated material provides improved performance over Cor-ten steel, which has a tendency to stain adjacent surfaces. Zahner provided engineering, fabrication, delivery, and installation for the project.
Protected: Solanum Steel™
Solanum Steel is a pre-oxidized weathering steel (Corten) surface developed by Zahner. The surface is produced by accelerating the natural weathering process and stabilizing the result. Solanum Steel provides artists, architects, and designers with a range of resonant tones on an enduring surface.