Arkin Tilt Architects
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Arkin Tilt Architects is an award-winning firm specializing in energy and resource efficient design. Our projects embody a marriage of thoughtful design and ecology, creating spaces that are comfortable and lyrical. We pay particular attention to the integration of the built and natural environments—from siting to careful detailing. We have extensive experience with alternative construction systems, including straw-bale and rammed earth, renewable energy systems, greywater, and non-toxic and recycled materials. Our projects include residential and commercial, park buildings, religious facilities, and Eco-Resort planning and design.

Services Provided
Architectural Design, Building Design, Energy-Efficient Homes, Sustainable Design

Areas Served
Berkeley
Contact: David Arkin
Location: 1101 8th Street, Suite 180
Berkeley, CA 94710
License Number: C22459 / C32386
Commented: Please describe the "ice house"ventilated roof Prior to widespread use of refrigerators in homes, ice was cut from frozen lakes, stored into the summer, and delivered to homes to be placed in one's 'ice-box'. The structures for storing the ice we...
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Commented: What are the dimensions of the tub with and without the storage? The tub is Kohler's 'Tea for Two' set in a deck that is 3' x 6'; the shelves and steps are of even width and 10" deep each, totaling 56" deep by 72" wide.
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Commented: Size of this room? The kitchen is 17'-6" x 15'-0".
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Commented: Can you tell me more about the ceiling? Clear Douglas fir boards with gaps between them, against a ceiling painted black.
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Commented: Color of the white siding. 7" exposure Hardie-Plank lap siding with a Linen White paint finish.
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Commented: Windows Some are 'Clay' and some are 'Cranberry'.
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