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Dwell Home Tour: Utah Abode

February 12th, 2019  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Dwell Home Tour: Utah Abode

Dwell Home Tour: Utah Abode

DWELL HOME TOUR: An Interior Designer’s Utah Abode Blends Mountain Living With Scandinavian Style Park City Design + Build creates an indoor/outdoor, energy-efficient home for a Danish interior designer and her family. After searching for many months, Danish interior designer Mette Axboe and her family discovered the perfect location for their new home—10 acres of […]

Case Study: Forestville Residence

December 5th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Case Study: Forestville Residence

Case Study: Forestville Residence

Quintessential West Sonoma County living on a modest budget floating above a 22 acre existing vineyard knoll top site. Arriving amongst the vineyard, the entry path strolls along a mature grove of oak trees before revealing Mt St. Helena and planes in the distance landing at the Sonoma County Airport. The elegantly simple layout was […]

Case Study: House on the Cove

November 1st, 2018  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Case Study: House on the Cove

Case Study: House on the Cove

Seattle based architect, Ryan Stephenson created this modern home in 2017, located on Washington’s Chuckanut Bay for a spirited couple and their dog. The home reveals new character around each corner and communes organically with the surrounding landscape. Built by Indigo Builders, nearly all of the home’s rooms look out onto the unobstructed views of the […]

Case Study: First Passive House in Corvallis, Oregon

October 3rd, 2018  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Case Study: First Passive House in Corvallis, Oregon

Case Study: First Passive House in Corvallis, Oregon

As both the family living in this beautiful new home and the owners of a local construction firm–G Christianson Construction–the homeowners wanted to be able to showcase their work to potential clients, as well as encourage other builders in the Corvallis area to aim for a higher level of sustainability. The Contemporary Craftsman style custom […]

Case Study: House of Fir

September 4th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Case Study: House of Fir

Case Study: House of Fir

TREADING LIGHTLY After years of RV life, retirees build a house they and the landscape can live with. RANGE MAGAZINE – AUGUST 2018     By Dina Mishev |  Photography by David Angello “Of course we had a groundbreaking celebration,” Carol Schoner says as if it were as usual as filing for a building permit. Sitting […]

Case Study: Ballard Haus

August 9th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Case Study: Ballard Haus

Case Study: Ballard Haus

Located in the Pacific Northwest, the Ballard Haus is an exciting Passive House design meant to fit onto a more compact urban lot while still providing an open and airy feeling. Like all of the Pocket models from the Artisans Group, the Ballard Haus achieves the client’s standard of beauty and the passive house standard of […]

Case Study: Delphi House

June 20th, 2018  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Case Study: Delphi House

Case Study: Delphi House

At 2,250 sf, Delphi House is a Pacific Northwest Modern Passive House and a calm breath of fresh air. Set in a location of soaring Western Washington views, Delphi House is designed and built by Artisans Group to revel in its environment and be a responsive healthy modern home. It is the winner of the PHIUS 2017 Best […]

Case Study: Landmarked Passive House

March 1st, 2018  |  by  |  published in Featured Projects | Comments Off on Case Study: Landmarked Passive House

Case Study: Landmarked Passive House

  New York-based studio, Baxt Ingui revitalized a brownstone in the Brooklyn Heights Historic District, converting a two-family residence into a single family home. The original exterior detail at the front façade remained intact, tying the structure to its historical fabric. The interior historic detail had been previously removed, providing a blank slate to design […]

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 […]