A home for four generations of one family, designed to meet the Passivhaus (Passive House) standard. The house will accomodate grandmother, parents and their three children in their late 20's/early 30's and their partners, and their children. They'll share kitchen, dining, living, game, craft, computer, workout and media rooms, as well as a garage, shop space and the garden, while each couple will have a semi-private suite with a sitting room, two bedrooms and two baths.
Lakeridge Haus Preliminary Design
Preliminary design for a new modern house near Lakeridge Park, designed to meet the Passivhaus standard.
Bonaparte near-Passivhaus Cabin
A near-Passive House cabin in the Okanagan Highlands at an elevation of 4,250 feet.
Farm + Forest Passive House
A new house designed to meet the Passive House standard, for an organic farmer/cook and a toy railroader/economist.
Duvall Passive House Retrofit Study
Studies for a two options for turning a '70's A-frame cabin on Lake Margaret into a Passive House.
Lanipo Micro-EcoVillage Preliminary Design
A micro-ecovillage of four new off-the-grid houses with rainwater collection, on the Wilhelmina Rise above Diamond Head in Honolulu.
A second story addition with an exterior that fits in the neighborhood, and a thoroughly modern interior.
"We are SO pleased with the way this house has turned out. It's everything we wanted in our dream house with room to expand and grow and change, and we can't wait to make it our home with Baby Girl!"
AIA Home of the Month - March 2006
Green Roof Workshop
A simple, modern workshop outbuilding to be used for hobby cabinetmaking and appropriately reverent storage and display of our client's vintage Mercedes 230SL convertible.
Green Roof Garage
Our very own garage with a green roof. Built on an existing foundation, mostly with materials salvaged from the deck that was there before.
A beautifully crafted new home and barn on Vashon Island facing Colvos Passage. An extraordinary collaboration of friends and neighbors of the owners.
Chiwawa River Cabin
"It's more than a summer place…it's the opportunity to get to know a place through the seasons and the years, to have a chance to steward a small piece of the earth, to be connected to a place which is woven with the strands of the lives of family and friends."
Thein Durning Renovation
A modest residential renovation of a 1700 SF house in Ballard for Alan and Amy Thein Durning and their three children. Alan is the director of Sightline Institute and author of numerous books on sustainable culture.
Medina Kitchen Renovation
Renovation of a kitchen, powder room and upstairs bath for a client with multiple chemical sensitivity. The primary goal was providing a safe and healthier environment.
Mount Baker Second Story Addition
A second story addition to a Craftsman bungalow in the Mt. Baker neighborhood. To accommodate a growing family, the owners wanted their exact house (which they loved as it was), except with two stories….