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A simple, iconic house in a garden on a typical city lot, Project Green Home is far from ordinary. Combining passive strategies with an exceptionally well-insulated envelope and a sophisticated...

A simple, iconic house in a garden on a typical city lot, Project Green Home is far from ordinary. Combining passive strategies with an exceptionally well-insulated envelope and a sophisticated.

Set against the western edge of a goat pasture, this 1860 s.f. passive solar straw-bale home illustrates solutions to ecological living. A compact four-bedroom plan also allows for a future office addition in the cupola.

Set against the western edge of a goat pasture, this 1860 s. passive solar straw-bale home illustrates solutions to ecological living. A compact four-bedroom plan also allows for a future office addition in the cupola.

Down to Earth Design - natural building design projects - strawbale construction & green remodelling

Green Bees Home Eco Village in VA. Down to Earth Design - natural building design projects - strawbale construction & green remodelling

Natural Habitat 4/2 1860 sq ft strawbale- too big, but I like the entry & utility rooms

Natural Habitat 1860 sq ft strawbale- too big, but I like the entry & utility rooms

Going Off the Grid- what it looks like

Off the Grid Living. Alternative energy production for homes and vehicles. Passive solar, wind, biomass, energy efficient homes, solar panels ovens concentrators.

How To Install Laminate Flooring | Project - http://akadesign.ca/install-laminate-flooring-project/

How To Install Laminate Flooring

Sliding glass door

This window/door combo really wows. Labor Junction / Home Improvement / House Projects / Window / Door / House Remodels / www.

A bridge that doubles as a Library passes through the two story living room and connects two bedroom wings. Capturing daylight was a priority, a flip up dormer helps catch more sunlight from the south.

The home consists of two wings connected by this sky bridge, which also serves as a library. The use of fir throughout the home gives it a warm cabin feel. An interior window in each wing helps to connect spaces to the home’s central living core.

Healdsburg Family Residence, Arkin Tilt

Healdsburg Family Residence, Arkin Tilt

A Crash Course in Roof Venting - Fine Homebuilding Article

Most roofs on new houses seem to have continuous ridge vents, which have largely replaced the louvered gable vents commonly installed a generation ago.

great room of a timber frame house

Would not choose this knotted wood but I like the layout and the central masonry heater

High-Performance Homes Sit Lightly on the Land