Michelle Kaufmann Studio is designing townhouse homes in California that have a mix of 2 and 3 stories. The homes also include a roof deck that has a garden as well as a shaded section covered by a solar panel trellis. There are private screened balconies and vegetable gardens. The homes are 2 and 3 bedrooms, including a loft option.
The home designs, materials and systems are based on 5 eco-principles for beauty, health and efficiency.
Feb 22, 2010 | 2 Comments
In our practice at Michelle Kaufmann Studio, “thoughtful design” means designing to use less, collaborating with the outdoors, using techonology to improve quality while reducing quantity, and designing for longevity, flexibility and a joyful living environment. Homes should be built to human scale, using only what is needed, but remaining open and airy. High ceilings, […]
Oct 29, 2014 | Discuss
(from our Flux MEDIUM post) Over the next three decades, the world population will urbanize at a rapid pace: growing from 3.9 billion today to 6 billion in 2050. Urban planners around the world are seeking fresh ideas on how to meet this sustained surge in demand on their cities. Smart development starts with a […]