homes

design

design

beauty • clarity • originality • harmony • intentionality • composition • indoor/outdoor connection • integration • delight
materials

materials

natural/non-toxic • durable • renewable • life-cycle costing • local/regional • minimize finishes • eco-responsible • salvaged • waste reduction
site

site

analysis • spirit of place • solar orientation • private/public views • rainwater protection • access/arrival building in landscape
energy

energy

passive design renewable • solar • triple glass • orientation • thermal mass • high R-value • daylighting • airtight • heat recovery
water

water

rainwater catchment • filtration and treatment • greywater re-use • treatment • wastewater treatment • efficient/waterless fixtures • drought-tolerant landscaping
health

health

building envelope • delight • non-toxic materials • south-hybrid ventilation • orientation • day-lighting • dust control
vegetation

vegetation

site protection • site restoration • regeneration • indoor/outdoor • stormwater mgt. • green walls • indigenous plants • green roofs
plans

plans

shaped by vision • well-resolved • place-based • spacious • solar oriented • flowing spaces • clearly organized • cost-effective