Nestled on the sun drenched shores of Folsom Lake in Granite Bay, stands a timeless beauty that encompasses old world Santa Barbara charm, as well as the perfect combination of quality construction and attention to detail. Photos by Karan Thompson
WHAT MAKES VILLA TERRA GREEN?
1. Rammed Earth and PISE Walls
Beyond it’s beautiful qualities and “Old World” look, the rammed earth and PISE walls (pneumatically impacted stabilized earth) drastically reduce the use of trees for the initial wall framing lumber. And because this “Earth Structure” will far outlast any wood frame building, trees are again saved many times ov... more »