The modern home site needs about 2,250 square foot and the project purpose was to make a small family home with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathroom, and pretty big connected room for living and kitchen. Sustainable home ideas are implemented to increase the value of home while minimizing living cost. Installed technologies especially passive energy could support the house comfort, beside facade and the function of its home interior and acceptable furniture. Advantages could be inspiring from This LEED certified home.
Urban Green by SALA Architects:
"This LEED for Homes, 2,250 square foot, three bedroom house with detached garage is nestled into a 42-foot by 128-foot infill lot in the Linden Hills neighborhood. It features an eclectic blend of traditional and contemporary elements that weave it into the existing neighborhood fabric while at the same time addressing the client's desire for a more modern plan and sustainable living.Sustainable components:Passive solar heating and daylighting, natural ventilation due to the narrow building profile and open plan, high-efficiency appliances, high- efficiency dual-stage furnace, dual-flush toilets and low-flow faucets, bamboo floors, composite fiber-cement siding, shell durability walk-through, blower door-performance testing."
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