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Moore Architects, PC
Monroe House
Ideabooks28,424
Questions19
How much to build this from ground up
anything you want. The strength (and weakness) of the LEED for Homes rating system is that it attempts to reconcile sustainable building objectives with the current reality of the green building market and the range of options that are realistically available to the majority of people.
So what does a LEED certified home look like architecturally? And how does it compare with what a sustainable house should look like? That latter question is what sometimes launches LEED into a controversial whirlwind, which I will now try to sum up for you in a very basic way: A LEED certified home
“Tara side facing yard” — ladygolfur
450 Architects, Inc.
Sonoma Residence
Ideabooks6,020
Questions4
passive solar design concepts; the sunroom, at the center of the house, captures the the sun and radiates it throughout the living spaces. With sustainable building techniques, sensitive attention to the surrounding environment, and framed views of the exterior from every interior space, this house celebrates
out the screen porch side...build an arch trellis to the backyard
“Love this exterior” — Teresa Passey
Dungan Nequette Architects
5 Reviews
Marsh Residence
Ideabooks12,708
Questions9
sustainable building, reclaimed wood, tiny houses
“SO ME” — suzzeeu
Folio Design LLP
Highgate Garden Room
Ideabooks925
Questions1
we’ve been very respectful of the surroundings, and it’s an incredibly sustainable building. It’s been a successful integration of building, garden and landscape.” The living roof was fundamental to the design, allowing the building to transition from the garden to the woodland beyond without appearing
appearing too bulky or obvious. It’s also popular with wildlife, which can be spotted from the main house. Sunken foundations further minimize the building’s impact on the space.
The result is a building that fits in perfectly with the existing garden. The elegant, pared-down interior is bathed in natural light, which complements the Zen-like spa feel
we’ve been very respectful of the surroundings, and it’s an incredibly sustainable building. It’s been a successful integration of building, garden and landscape.”The living roof was fundamental to the design, allowing the building to transition from the garden to the woodland beyond without appearing
“All of it!” — paulrosas
ROMA | Eco-Sustainable Building Technologies
3 Reviews
ROMA's Limewash used by Stanley Dixon and Betty Burgess in Atlanta Home
Ideabooks3,704
Questions10
Roma Eco Sustainable Building Technologies It is Marmorino plaster. It can be found at San-marcousa.com. To see better photos of it go to our blog at http://sanmarcousa.wordpress
hearths and no screens, so andirons kept burning logs securely in the fireplace.The black shade of the andirons in this project, by Roma | Eco-Sustainable Building Technologies, eliminates the need to polish the andirons, a daily task in early America that was probably the bane of a servant’s existence
“fireplace but with different mantle” — Denise Pryor Interior Design
Highline Partners, Ltd
4 Reviews
Cozy Master
Ideabooks4,333
Questions3
custom built onsite, we could build ans ship....
of the reclaimed planks, furnishings and logs give the cabin a cozy, rustic feel. I'd love to curl up in here for an après-ski nap. Other sustainable building practices beyond materials and the geothermal heating system included recycling 41 percent of the construction waste, creating an envelope that
reclaimed planks, furnishings and logs give the cabin a cozy, rustic feel. I'd love to curl up in here for an après-ski nap. Other sustainable building practices beyond materials and the geothermal heating system included recycling 41 percent of the construction waste, creating an envelope that is 73 percent
Furniture made with building materials. Many builders have talented woodworkers on staff. If you are using interesting materials in your room, see if the builder can incorporate those into a piece of furniture. It will make the spacious rooms relate to the items residing in them.
“beautiful bedroom...not a big fan of the tree bed, but the beams and plank walls and floor...perfect” — meeshmaggs
ROMA | Eco-Sustainable Building Technologies
3 Reviews
Comfort on the Coast as featured in Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles
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architectural gem is that the entire building gets narrower as it goes up. “The effect is called entasis, and it’s pleasing to the eye,” architect Keith Summerour explains. “Those subtle things are very important. If we were to have drawn straight lines, the building would seem heavy. This way, the overall
“Bright white stucco exterior” — kherrick
ROMA | Eco-Sustainable Building Technologies
3 Reviews
Virginia Residence
Ideabooks325
Questions4
We are building a ranch and love the look but need to know if this is affordable for a 2600 sq ft home
with no antique effects. Applying BioCalce Classico and creating an antique effect, is a question of artistic interpretation, experience with masonry building materials, and profound knowledge of how slaked lime products work. Application of this type on a home is a huge responsibility, and requires a master
“Lime wash” — nbboothe
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