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Vermont Cabin interior modern-living-room

Vermont Cabin interior

Location: Jamaica, VT
Completion Date: 2009
Size: 1,646 sf
Typology: T Series
Modules: 5 Boxes

o Bedrooms: 3
o Baths: 2
o Features: Media Room, Outdoor Fireplace, Outdoor Stone Terrace
o Environmentally Friendly Features: Off Grid Home, 3kW Solar Photovoltaic System, Radiant Floor Heat

o Exterior: Corrugated Metal Siding, Cedar Siding, Ipe Wood Decking, Cement Board Panels
o Interior: Bamboo Flooring, Ceasarstone Countertops, Slate Bathroom Floors, Maple Cabinets, Aluminum Clad Wood Windows with Low E, Insulated Glass, Black Steel, Custom Baltic Birch Bench

Project Description:

Isolated in the Green Mountain National Forest of Vermont, this 1,650 sf prefab home is an escape for a retired Brooklyn couple. With no electric or cell phone service, this ‘Off-the-Grid’ home functions as the common gathering space for the couple, their three grown children and grandchildren to get away and spend quality time together.

The client, an avid mushroom hunter and connoisseur, often transverses the 200 acre property for the delicacy, then returns to her home which rests on the top of the mini-mountain. With stunning views of nearby Stratton Mountain, the home is a ‘Head & Tail’ design, where the communal space is the ‘head’, and the private bar of bedrooms and baths forms the longer ‘tail’. Together they form an ‘L’, creating an outdoor terrace to capture the western sun and to enjoy the exterior fireplace which is clad in cement board panels, and radiates heat during the cool summer evenings. Just inside, is the expansive kitchen, living, and dining areas, perfect for preparing meals for their guests. This communal space is wrapped with a custom Baltic Birch bookshelf and window bench so one can soak up the south sun and view of the fern meadow and surrounding wilderness. With dark bamboo floors over radiant heating, and a wood-burning fireplace, the living area is as cozy as can be. The exterior is clad in a maintenance-free corrugated Corten Kynar painted metal panel system to withstand the harsh Vermont winters. Accents of cedar siding add texture and tie the strategically placed windows together.

The home is powered by a 3,000 KwH solar array with a back-up generator in case the sun is hidden for an extended period of time. A hybrid insulation system, combining both a closed cell spray foam insulation and batt insulation, along with radiant floor heat ensures the home stays airtight and warm in the winter.

Architects: Joseph Tanney, Robert Luntz
Project Architect: Justin Barnes
Manufacturer: Simplex Industries
Project Coordinator: Jason Drouse
Engineer: Lynne Walshaw, P.E., Greg Sloditskie
Contractor: Big Pine Builders, INC.
Photographer: © RES4

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July 10, 2012
Dorsey Consulting wrote:
Can you tell me the fireplace manufacturer?
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the fireplace is the Wittus Optifire
    Bookmark   August 28, 2012 at 3:54PM
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What is the surround made of? Metal?
    Bookmark   November 30, 2012 at 2:26PM
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Here we see the built-in, wood-burning fireplace and more wood shelves. The integration of the latter below the windows is a nice touch. With light pouring in from the south and west, it's apparent that the architects addressed the layout of the house in terms of solar orientation.
... so let's get some wood and light up this fireplace.

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windows and fireplace
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Clean, natural, shelves maybe under stove, but not all along window.
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