in the turn-of-the-century neighborhood; every older house was two stories tall, each built in a different style, each beautifully proportioned, each much larger than this cottage bungalow. Most of the neighborhood houses had been significantly renovated or expanded. Growing this one-story house would
ranch turned glassy, open structure with views from front to back looks out onto a geometric Japanese garden. JMMDS designed a landscape journey that encircles the house made of a simple palette of bluestone squares and oblongs that travel over gravel, grass, and plantings to end up at a little teahouse
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only to turning on lights at nightfall. Notable are the numerous passive solar design elements: careful attention to overhangs and shading devices at South- and West-facing glass to control heat gain, and passive ventilation via high windows in the tower elements, all are significant contributors to