Situated on a standard 50’x100′ lot in southeast Portland, 18th Avenue House is a smart modern home designed for the inner city. The compact form with cantilevered balconies provides a welcoming front porch, while the detached shed offers convenient bike storage and creates privacy for the back garden.
In Situ Architecture
In Situ Architecture is steadily gaining a reputation for designing smart, beautiful, efficient buildings for the Pacific Northwest.
Based in Portland, Oregon, In Situ Architecture was formed in 2008 by Jeff Stern. A licensed architect in Oregon since 1996, Jeff earned his Master of Architecture from the University of Oregon, and a Bachelor of Environmental Design with Honors from the University of Colorado in Boulder. A LEED accredited professional since 2002, Jeff has been a Certified Passive House Consultant since 2012 and completed his first certified Passive House in 2013.
Located in an existing neighborhood of post-war houses, Skidmore Passivhaus merges contemporary design with the highest level of energy efficiency. Providing a true live / work condition, two separate buildings address the program requirements while creating a unique indoor / outdoor space between. High levels of insulation, extremely airtight construction (tested at .32ach50), high performing […]