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Contemporary Timber Frame - Putnam County, NY

Designed by Alfandre Architecture, this contemporary timber frame is woven into the rocky landscape of Putnam County, New York. It features solar electricity and solar hot water systems, as well as passive solar design. Bensonwood provided the timber frame elements and the energy-efficient shell for the home.,
along with woodworking elements.
This 3 floor, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home has 3063/SF of living space and an additional 1588/SF of utility space, as well as decks and a garage.
Photos by Deborah DeGraffenreid.
Project Year: 2015
Country: United States
Others who worked on this project: Alfandre Architecture, PC
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Designed by Alfandre Architecture, this contemporary timber frame woven into the rocky landscape in Putnam County, New York, features solar electricity and solar hot water systems as well as passive solar design. Photos by Deborah DeGraffenreid. A wonderful article on the eco-home appears here: http://goo.gl/WcSy0e
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Photos by Deborah DeGraffenreid The architect went to great lengths to control moisture from the indoor pool from affecting the rest of the home: An ice & water shield was placed on the inside of the wall and ceiling assembly, preventing moisture from escaping and condensing into the wall and roof cavities. A Pool cover keeps humidity levels down while nobody is swimming. A S...More
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