Walking through this home as a juror for the Solar Decathlon in DC. Here are photos and a video of the home designed and built by XXX. The homes are all open to the public through October 2, 2011 (free admission) and the winners for the Architecture category will be announced tomorrow morning on Capital Hill.
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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, […]
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