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Passive House Retreat

Passive House Retreat

OVERVIEW This vacation residence located in a beautiful ocean community on the New England coast features high performance and efficient use of space in a small package. ZED designed the sleek...

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Fox Residence

Fox Residence

This Tudor style home was built on a rocky point of the cumberland plateau where no city water is available, and good wells are rare. The owners decided to set up a rain water catchment system for...

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An Iconic Mid-Century Modern Home - restoration and deep energy retrofit

An Iconic Mid-Century Modern Home - restoration and deep energy retrofit

A renovation and deep energy retrofit of an iconic mid-century modern home, which preserved the original characteristics of the design, while making it a super energy efficient structure.

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University Grove Modern

University Grove Modern

Conceived as an enclave for tenured faculty at the University of Minnesota, the University Grove is a veritable catalogue of architectural styles. Surrounded by the work of notable Minnesota...

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Thomas Place Residence

Thomas Place Residence

The Thomas Place residence was built in 1959 in a fashion that was quickly outdated. The goal for this remodel was to create a timeless home in a traditional style that would last for generations...

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A Small Home in La Conner, Washington

A Small Home in La Conner, Washington

A SMALL HOME - DESIGNED AND CONSTRUCTED BY OWNERS   This house was designed for a small in-fill lot in the town of La Conner, Washington. This small town is quite old with many late 19th and early...

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Weatherfield

Weatherfield

"Weatherfield" was built for a client with a passion for living well and playing hard. The new pool house with resort-like entertainment spaces will interest readers who love beautiful traditional...

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Tucson Mountain Retreat

Tucson Mountain Retreat

The Tucson Mountain Retreat is located within the Sonoran Desert; an extremely lush, exposed, arid expanse of land that emits a sense of stillness and permanency, and holds mysteries of magical...

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Las Casitas

Las Casitas

Las Casitas project is on Galveston Island, on the Texas Gulf Coast. The three coastal cottages replace four that were lost in Hurricane Ike, 2008. This project is enrolled in the U S Green Building...

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Preserving and Restoring a Home Slated for Demolition

Preserving and Restoring a Home Slated for Demolition

When my wife and I purchased this house, in 2007, everyone thought we were absolutely nuts!! And we were. It had been vacant and abandoned for 25 plus years prior to our acquisition. The house is 122...

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Craftsman Cottage Addition

Craftsman Cottage Addition

Once offered for sale as a tear-down, this 1905 craftsman-style lakefront retreat boasted sweeping porches, idyllic views, and moments of leisurely reprieve. Our client fell in love with these when...

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Contemporary Camp in the Woods

Contemporary Camp in the Woods

This project is about choices and represents a 27 year case study of a designer's own home. The property is located in Hyde Park, VT and began as a 960 SF house and over the years has grown to 2323...

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Little House Nashville

Little House Nashville

The Little House seamlessly integrates historic preservation and green building practices in the transformation of a severely dilapidated garage/servant's quarters into highly flexible space used for...

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Hilltop home in Fredericksburg Texas

Hilltop home in Fredericksburg Texas

This custom home was built for my clients who are retiring from the hustle and bustle of Houston, Texas to the small town of Fredericksburg, Texas. The home plan is adapted from a popular internet...

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The Three Towers

The Three Towers

The "ThreeTowers" was one of the most fun and rewarding custom houses I've designed. Having wonderful clients, a beautiful site, and an impressive project team-this project was destine to be...

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CREEKSIDE MODERN

CREEKSIDE MODERN

Minnehaha Creek meanders through south Minneapolis before tumbling over a majestic 44 foot waterfall and into the Missisippi River. Just above the falls along the creek, a homeowner returned to the...

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Lake Tahoe Chalet Remodel

Lake Tahoe Chalet Remodel

The objective of this remodel was to take this dated, typical Tahoe chalet and transform it into a modern mountain home, keeping within the existing structure, for a reasonable cost. In our efforts...

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Michigan Passivhaus

Michigan Passivhaus

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The Jung Haus is built on a beautiful rural property in northern Oakland County Michigan in the previous location of an old homestead that has long since been removed. This 21st century farmhouse...

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In | Out

In | Out

This residence is situated along the mountainous coastline north of San Francisco and sited to take advantage of spectacular views towards the Pacific Ocean and surrounding state park. Responding...

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small addition BIG IMPACT

small addition BIG IMPACT

An ordinary stucco bungalow is transformed into a family friendly 2-story with a strategic 498 square foot addition. After living in the house for 15 years, it was time to renovate. Our wish list was...

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Taimoshaan House- A Phoenix in Phoenix, Oregon

Taimoshaan House- A Phoenix in Phoenix, Oregon

Priority- To recapture the spirit of a beloved family home completely destroyed by fire. Met by working with the owners to articulate their vision as to how their new home could mesh with almost half...

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Prospect House

Prospect House

    Prospect House is located on a 50'x100' mid-block plot in Cape May Point, NJ, one of America's oldest seaside resorts. The program for this vacation home was to accommodate eight guests and...

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The Boat House

The Boat House

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Having travelled the world, the owners settled on building their vacation home on a unique dune ridge lot overlooking a south facing beach and the ocean beyond. The lot came with community design...

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Ithaca - A Home in Nature

Ithaca - A Home in Nature

ITHACA – A Home in Nature Ithaca is a 2550 square foot home designed using Passive House strategies, and will earn LEED Platinum certification (112 points pending). The homeowners wanted an...

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Adanado

Adanado

Our project is called Adanado, which is the Cherokee word for Spirit. The home, currently seeking LEED Platinum certification, is located in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado at an elevation...

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Junipine Estates

Junipine Estates

    This Junipine Estates home is a rustic, contemporary new construction with an emphasis on sustainability, while remaining mindful of the historic significance of the community. This passive...

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Homestead

Homestead

    Our goals were simple- locate, design and build an energy efficient, low maintenance traditional home at a reasonable costthat would function well for our needs and our frequent visitors. While...

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