New Home - Modern & Efficient

This new home was a ground up build for us. Standard framing was used in conjunction with spray foam insulation and air sealing to establish a tight envelope (to fight against infiltration and energy loss). Interior air was kept fresh and healthy my using low VOC finshes and heat recovery ventilation. Style is open with lots of natural light. Two wings on second floor separate adult and kids spaces. Simple finishes and trim accentuate overall layouts and space. Solar power and hot water systems were added later.

Architect: Howard Post
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Kids bathroom has a sunken bathtub with open shower opposite. Frosted glass separates sink/toilet and shower/bath areas. Slate tile floors are rugged and water resistant.
“light source behind frosted glass.” — mollieallen
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Elevated bridge with transparent floor links second floor wings and provides views of living/family rooms below. Natural light provided by adjacent windows can filter down to lower floor.
“Catwalk” — kevinwilcox255
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“The trim” — eicy3
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Elevated bridge provides visual and physical separation of living and family rooms. Custom built cabinetry also divides spaces and hides TV on a swivel mount.
“book shelf” — lindarikli
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Modern design uses different depths and finishes to create a distinct visual style that breaks the dividing lines of levels and rooms.
“Front” — tammy135
New Home - Modern & Efficient
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A circular kitchen layout provides plenty of room for family members to share space. Island provides sitting and eating area (especially for kids). Simple cabinet design and hardware, along with neutral countertops, plays to modern style.
“Cabinets” — prettythings16
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Sunken front entry provides space to remove and store shoes.
“Front” — Dean Schwichtenberg
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The modern architecture of the home creates numerous lines that catch the eye. A variety of windows (and an opaque garage) create a fun night-time scene that warms the lines of the home.
“Garagedoor” — jhorbal
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