Material Sensibility: Jewel Box Villa
The architects maximized the use of the long and narrow lot by splitting the building’s main volume into different levels with an outer shell structure topped with a hipped roof. Its shell takes up most of the heat-gain during the hottest hours of the day, while the transparent western facade […]
Progress Photos: Magowitz Residence
Here are the great photos of the interior work at the Magowitz residence.
Long Residence – Dewey, Arizona
This small retirement home was designed with systems, materials and processes to allow the owners to self-perform almost all of the work. Perhaps the most environmentally sensitive project RESET has completed to date, the project exceeds the current federal energy mandates by 212%. It achieves this the by the use […]
Reset Teaser: Coming soon
Exciting new offering coming to Downtown Chandler. More on this soon.
Shed: Mountain Bikers Design Pro Prefab Sheds in Colorado
Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski and his wife Heather Irmiger are professional cyclists with a heap of titles between them – and they have at least eight mountain bikes each. Since the bikes were eating up so much of their living space, […]
Progress Photos: Tseffos Residence
Love how this remodel in Arcadia for some of my favorite clients is coming along! The view from the kitchen and dining area is perfectly aligned with Camelback Mountain.
Energy Efficient PreFab: Huf House
From the Inhabitat blog, this is a great prefab system now being represented out of Cleveland, OH. I’m interested to see what the prices per square foot are, but the system really allows some beautiful spaces. German company HUF HAUS is offering gorgeous green houses to the masses by bringing Bauhaus […]
Green Building – Coolidge, AZ
Here is an update on an exciting project in Coolidge, Arizona. Coolidge is a town of about 12,000 people 50 miles south of Phoenix. I’m working with a landowner there to develop about 60 acres into about 48 new 1 AC home sites. The houses will take on the rural […]
Updated project rendering – MOSS
Here is the progress of the design for the Museum of Science and Sustainability. We are anticipating a dome-shaped shell with a green roof. The shape will be staggered to allow for a relatively easy installation of the prefab green roof palette containers, and will provide for a very interesting […]
A Place to Sleep
This organization is focused on trying to solve the housing problem in a way that is certainly more sustainable, but sure to incite. By using shipping containers that are left in ports (it is cheaper to build new ones than to ship them back), they are re purposing the containers […]