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Island Home

Massachusetts Island Home

This Massachusetts single-family island home was built using an array of sustainability strategies to minimize the construction’s environmental impact and blend seamlessly with the surrounding landscape. Sitting between the ocean and a shallow bay, the project includes a main residence, a garage, a storage shed and a boat house. Fully operable glass windows surround the exterior, boasting ...
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Norfolk Tiny House

Photo from tinyhouselistings.com Check out this tiny house featuring Integrity windows by Marvin. The house was custom built right on top of a new trailer for easy mobility and it is street legal. It’s only 190 square feet but it looks perfect for an instant cabin get-away, or housing guests that need their own space. It was built for year-round camping, plus it can be plugged in for water and ...
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Dallas Nature-Inspired House

Sitting on a 13-acre site, this Texas home beautifully incorporates the nature surrounding it. The residence is part of Dallas’s first low-impact development called Urban Reserve, a neighborhood of “modern, single-family, architect-designed homes.” Broken up into two 16-foot wide rectangles, the home features a 50-foot-long garage with two bedrooms and bath over top of it. All ...
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San Lorenzo Residence

San Lorenzo Residence in Los Angeles, CA

Beautifully placed in its surrounding landscape, the San Lorenzo House was built using “L-shaped” designs to follow a zoning study. The large open living space uses pocket sliding doors and unfolding windows to passively cool the house and naturally ventilate the home. Boasting an interior private garden and amazing views of the nearby golf course, this residence also features a pool...
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LINK LOVE: Everything you need to know about Passive

Photo by Peter Guthrie   Summer is heating up and air-conditioning bills are rising, which has us thinking about passive houses. Passive houses are so efficient they keep themselves cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Wondering what a Passive House is? Check out these great links below to learn more. Passive House Institute US (PHIUS) PHIUS is where you are going to find all the bu...
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