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The Rim Golf Clubhouse - Payson, Arizona

The Rim Golf Clubhouse is an award winning facility located just above the Mogollon Rim in Payson, Arizona. The clubhouse was designed to take advantage of expansion views in every direction. Large dining rooms, exclusive meeting places and flowing patios surround the main structure. The design is meant to recall an old world manor repurposed for a new life. The lower levels of the building hide the golf cart garage and maintainance areas of the club allowing all spaces on the main floor to directly serve member and their guests.

The 19th hole is a old world saloon complete with a purposely skewed roof and plate glass windows over-looking the golf course. The interiors are detailed in rich mahogany, nature stone and rough wood to bring forth a rugged mountain texture. Stone were individual chosen, cut and placed to create gigantic stone hearths and mantels over interior fireplaces. Steel connectors were designed and fabricated to support massive wood beams creating exposed roof structures and open patio trellis areas. Even the on-site guardrail is detailed in wrought iron, each piece fabricated prior to placement. The overall effect has a left a timeless Architectural design.

James Easton, AIA NCARB

project designer

Cox James Architects

architect of record


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