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Butterfly Beach by Maienza-Wilson Interior Design + Architecture

By • Jun 10, 2013 •  Selected Work 

This modern two story residence was designed by Maienza-Wilson Interior Design + Architecture.

Located in Montecito, a highly affluent place in Santa Barbara County California, USA, it’s one of the first residences to receive LEED certification at the Platinum level.

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Shipping Container House by Studio H:T

By • Apr 5, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Boulder-based architectural firm Studio H:T has designed the Shipping Container House project.

Completed in May 2010, this 1,517 square foot, solar-powered house is located in Nederland, Colorado, USA.

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173 Park Street Residence by Joeb Moore + Partners

By • Oct 26, 2011

Prutting & Company has sent us photos of the 173 Park Street Residence project, an impressive cedar-sided and zinc-clad contemporary townhouse they built in 2010.

Designed by Greenwich-based studio Joeb Moore + Partners, this 5,300 square foot three-level home is located in New Canaan, town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States.

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36 BTrd Residence by DP Architects

By • Oct 11, 2011 •  Selected Work 

Singapore-based studio DP Architects has sent us photos of the BTrd project, a three story sustainable inter-terrace house situated on Boon Teck Road in Singapore.

Completed last March, this home is the first completed private residence to receive the Green Mark Platinum rating in Singapore.

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Solar Decathlon 2011 – 19 Zero Energy Homes – Part 4/4

By • Oct 7, 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning biennial program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive.

The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency.

The 2011 edition took place at West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. and closed its doors on Sunday, October 2. 19 teams were present this year.

You will find below the projects ranked 4 to 1.

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Solar Decathlon 2011 – 19 Zero Energy Homes – Part 3/4

By • Oct 6, 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning biennial program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive.

The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency.

The 2011 edition took place at West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. and closed its doors on Sunday, October 2. 19 teams were present this year.

You will find below the projects ranked 9 to 5.

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Solar Decathlon 2011 – 19 Zero Energy Homes – Part 2/4

By • Oct 5, 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning biennial program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive.

The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency.

The 2011 edition took place at West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. and closed its doors on Sunday, October 2. 19 teams were present this year.

You will find below the projects ranked 14 to 10.

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Solar Decathlon 2011 – 19 Zero Energy Homes – Part 1/4

By • Oct 4, 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning biennial program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive.

The winner of the competition is the team that best blends affordability, consumer appeal, and design excellence with optimal energy production and maximum efficiency.

The 2011 edition took place at West Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. and closed its doors on Sunday, October 2. 19 teams were present this year.

You will find below the projects ranked 19 to 15.

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Energy Efficient Contemporary Home in Phoenix

By • Sep 8, 2011

This 5,981 square foot two-story residence for sale at the time of writing for $2.2 million is located in the Alta Vista Park community in Phoenix, Arizona.

Built in 2005, the four bedroom, four bath house “is a glass box yet entirely private, central yet quietly tucked into this neighborhood which features the best collection of modern architecture in all of Arizona.”

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NEXTHouse by David Vandervort Architects

By • Jul 19, 2011

NEXTHouse is a 2,700 square foot contemporary house designed by David Vandervort Architects.

NEXTHouse is a three bedoom, two and a half bath home with a garage and shop located on a south-facing corner lot of 5,500 square feet in Seattle, Washington. More…

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Eco Friendly Retreat in Ontario by Altius Architecture

By • Jun 22, 2011

Toronto-based studio Altius Architecture has completed the Cliff House project in 2009

The 3,200 square foot cottage is located in Muskoka Lakes, Ontario, Canada.

Designed for an off-grid property, this house is covered by a green roof, an is equipped with photovoltaic panels and a hybrid wood/solar radiant heating system.

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Sustainable House Ocho by Feldman Architecture

By • May 23, 2011 •  Selected Work 

San Francisco-based studio Feldman Architecture has sent us photos of the House Ocho project.

Located in Carmel, a small city in Monterey County, California, the 2,900 square-foot residence was built in 2004 by Groza Construction, with the help of green roof consultant Rana Creek.

The house received an Energy and Sustainability Honor award from the American Institute of Architects in 2007 for its use of passive solar heating and living roofs which made the project very energy efficient.
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Margarido House, a Contemporary Energy Efficient home by Onion Flats

By • Apr 13, 2011 •  Selected Work 

This 4,650 square foot single family home in the hills of Oakland, California, overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge and all of San Francisco, was designed by Onion Flats to merge comfortably into it’s difficult and steeply sloped site while providing a tranquil setting for a couple and their two children.

This house has an array of sustainable features: it incorporates a planted green roof garden, photovoltaic panel system which generate all necessary electricity for the home, and solar thermal panels which provides pre-heated hot water to the house.

The  Margarido House was one of the first LEED-H Gold single-family homes in the State of California.

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