Bootleg Way Ranch

  A modest passive solar home designed for “aging in place” with an open and universally accessible plan. The materials reflect the arid foothills: beetle kill pine paneling and siding, douglas fir columns, moss rock walls, and even a glass bottle constellation of Orion. 2013 | Evergreen, CO | 1,200 SF  

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Ranch Planning

Ranch planning excels by understanding the core values of the client. Each rancher brings a new set of considerations and passions: horse care and circulation, sustainable agriculture, irrigation needs, efficiency, a traditional lifestyle. Each plan revolves around these personal values to bring the network of infrastructure and the natural environment in to harmony. Designer / […]

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Utah Farmhouse

This off-grid artists home reclaimed an existing garage and restored a former crusher fines processing site in the Utah Desert. The homes rustic materials protect and shade a cool and light interior. The home meets LEED for Homes requirements and is pending certification. 2009 | Virgin, UT | 1,400 SF Designer / LEED Manager for Stempel Form, PC

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RISD Solar Home

RISD was accepted in to the second DOE Solar Decathlon and completed an 800 sf, completely off-grid home on the National Mall. The project included automatic thermal external shades, a roof garden, phase change cooling batteries, solar PV and solar thermal hot water. 2005 | Washington, DC + Providence, RI | 800 SF Completed while […]

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