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Twenty-five recent residential projects from around the United States take the concept of “green living” to the next architectural level. Going beyond the simple use of sustainable materials, these houses are

designed to frame a very particular vision of nature for their owners that brings them as close as possible to nature while remaining indoors.

Featured are dynamic designs by today's most energetic architectural firms including ARO, Tod Williams/Billie Tsien, Diller Scofidio + Renfro as well as up-and-coming smaller firms. Houses vary in scale, complexity, and site to give a broad survey of the potential of this cutting-edge approach.

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BROAD PROSPECTS

Toshiko Mori Architect

House in Taghkanic

Taghkanic, New York

2008

 

Tom Phifer

Salt Point House

Salt Point, New York

2007

 

Lloyd Russell

Desert House

Pioneertown, California

2008

 

Allied Works Architecture

Dutchess County Guest House

Dutchess County, New York

2008

 

Della Valle Bernheimer

Artreehoose

New Fairfield, Connecticut

2008

 

Fernau & Hartman Architects

House in Dry Creek Valley

Sonoma, California

2002

 

Michael P. Johnson

Yoder Doornbos Residence

Phoenix, Arizona

2007

 

 

SINGULAR SITES

Tod Williams Billie Tsien

Architects

Shelter Island House

Shelter Island, New York

2004

 

Saucier + Perrotte Architectes

House in the Laurentian Mountains

Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

2003

 

Charles Rose Architects

Orleans House

Cape Cod, Massachusetts

2005

 

Anderson Anderson

Architecture

Chameleon House

Lake Michigan Shores, Michigan

2006

 

Darren Petrucci

VH R-10 gHouse

Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts

2005

 

MOS

Floating House

Pointe au Baril, Ontario,

2005

 

 

SUBTLE BOUNDARIES

Tom Kundig

Chicken Point Cabin

Hayden, Idaho

2003

 

Marlon Blackwell

Tower House

Fayetteville, Arkansas

2000

 

Kyu Sung Woo

Putney Mountain Residence

Putney, Vermont

2008

 

Clark Stevens

Gompertz House

Paradise Valley, Montana

2001

 

Rick Joy

Desert Nomad House

Tucson, Arizona

2005

 

FT Architecture

Copper House

Ghent, New York

2001

 

 

 

NATURAL INTERPRETATIONS

Shim-Sutcliffe Architects

Hurricane Lake House

Haliburton, Ontario

2005

 

Roy McMakin

True House

Seattle, Washington

2005

 

Fernlund + Logan Architects

Studio and Utility Building

Guilford, Connecticut

2006

 

Marwan Al-Sayed

Desert City House

Paradise Valley, Arizona

2007

 

Hariri & Hariri

Pool House

Wilton, Connecticut

2007

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580933193
Author:
Hagberg, Eva
Publisher:
Monacelli Press
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Buildings - Residential
Subject:
Architecture-Houses
Publication Date:
20110531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
180 COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
11.2 x 8.1 x 0.8 in 2.7 lb

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