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Case Study: 210 Pacific

September 13th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Case Study: 210 Pacific

Case Study: 210 Pacific

Located in Brooklyn’s fashionable Boerum Hill neighborhood, 210 Pacific Street–designed and developed by NAVA Companies–features fullfloor through and half floor apartments that offer inspired living by way of sustainable design. The building employs Passive House technology and Solar Hot Water equipment to greatly reduce the energy requirements allowing it to meet the 2050 NYC energy […]

Case Study: Cedar Haus

July 6th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Case Study: Cedar Haus

Case Study: Cedar Haus

  Nestled in a wooded area in the Pacific Northwest, the 1800 sf Passive Cedar Haus was built as a retirement home. The Artisans Group designed the layout of the home, mindful of aging in place, and working to ensure that the home blended in with the surrounding natural beauty. The project meets a complex […]

Case Study: 60 White

May 23rd, 2017  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Case Study: 60 White

Case Study: 60 White

Located in the heart of Tribeca, 6o White Street marries the epitome of high-end design and craftsmanship with the most exacting standards of architectural preservation and environmentally conscious construction. The developer of this reimagined 1869 building – with a collection of eight residential lofts – is the Sorgente Group of America. With careful selection of […]

Case Study: Prairie Passive

April 26th, 2017  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Case Study: Prairie Passive

Case Study: Prairie Passive

At 1850 square feet, Prairie Passive is an extremely energy efficient two bedroom, two bathroom home with a bonus space in the basement. Designed for aging in place and accessibility, the unique floor plan optimizes views of the harbor despite the narrow lot. The architect, Tessa Smith is the co-founder of artisans group, an award […]

Interview with Olympian Zola Customer, Tim Burke

December 8th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Interview with Olympian Zola Customer, Tim Burke

Interview with Olympian Zola Customer, Tim Burke

We recently delivered windows to a special house in Lake Placid, New York.  The home is being built by Olympian couple Tim Burke and Andrea Henkel and is conveniently located right next to a cross-country ski center. We had the opportunity to interview Tim about the project and his impressions of the Zola Windows and […]

Case Study: La Torretta Residence

July 19th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Case Study: La Torretta Residence

Case Study: La Torretta Residence

Architecture is an expression of values. ~ Norman Foster, British Architect, 1994 AIA Gold Medalist and 1999 Pritzker Architecture Prize winner The values held in the Rocky Mountains and a Colorado family’s strong sense of community merged perfectly in the La Torretta Residence, a home which captures the breathtaking views offered by Steamboat Springs, Colorado, […]

Case Study: Super-Efficient Sonoma Residence

July 5th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Case Study: Super-Efficient Sonoma Residence

Case Study: Super-Efficient Sonoma Residence

Located on a steep site with dramatic views, the house design takes cues from the surrounding topography. The house seeks to integrate into the landscape in a respectful way. It is set into the slope of the ridge, the building “steps down” working to become part of the landscape rather than be an intervention in […]

Case Study: La Tierra Nueva, Santa Fe

June 20th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Case Study: La Tierra Nueva, Santa Fe

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It is impossible to miss the striking new home on a ridge in Santa Fe. The La Tierra Nueva residence is architect Graham Hogan‘s recent sustainable architecture project, a carefully crafted aging-in-place residence demonstrating how a harsh landscape and climate, when coupled with the right mix of materials and innovation, can be just the right canvas […]

Case Study: Techstyle Haus

June 6th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Case Study: Techstyle Haus

Case Study: Techstyle Haus

The Techstyle Haus prototype has excellent green bonafides; it’s bedecked in high-tech flexible solar panels, and it’s a passive-house construction as well. But … rather than being made of solid brick or stucco walls, it’s actually made of stretched fabric that’s backed with a netting system, into which is tucked a glass wool insulation. Thus, the building […]

Case Study: Upper West Side New York Passive House

May 28th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Case Study: Upper West Side New York Passive House

Case Study: Upper West Side New York Passive House

Designing a home to the Passive House standard frees the designer. Whereas there were so many mechanical obstacles before, now we regain control over the spaces and details of homes because the exterior walls are treated differently.  They are no longer the coldest or hottest places in the house.  It makes designing fun and allows […]