This two-bedroom residence, located in Owczarnia, a village near Warsaw, to a large degree owes its form to its owners, who, wanting a personalized, unique look, agreed to a spatial composition that departed from that of the archetypal home.
The Keffer Passive House is Pike County, Pennsylvania’s first home designed to meet the Passive House standard. The house is a weekend family retreat for a retired couple from the New York metropolitan area.
The design for this passive solar home in Northcote focuses on the client brief for a sustainable design that allows for a flexible, changing family life. The Northcote Solar Home combines high-level environmentally sustainable design with a striking roofscape, contemporary finish, flexibility and a focus on outdoors and family.
The Thornbury House is a low cost, compact family home set within a quiet, inner-suburban context. The design is underpinned by its playful roof form which references its surrounding context and is stretched and pulled to accommodate a double storey residence in what appears to be a single storey dwelling.
The architectural style of the Oblong house is based on the characteristics and cultural context of the site. The goals of its design were authenticity, simplicity, locality and sustainability. The building’s idiom is simple; an oblong that settles naturally into the landscape of the open field.
The Downeast Coastal House exceeds its Net-Zero energy consumption goal using a grid-tied ground mounted PV array that power geothermal heat pumps for radiant in-floor heat, high-efficiency appliances and LED lighting.