By KATHERINE FLYNN FOR AIA ARCHITECT originally posted on December 3, 2019 in Architect Magazine. Read the article here. Over the last 50 years, a once-nascent conversation about sustainability has evolved into a full-scale priority for the profession. Passive design—or design that takes advantage of the climate to maintain a comfortable temperature range—has been used to…

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This modern rustic residence is being built on the upper Sacramento River near Mount Shasta. The owners are replacing an old 1920s vacation cabin with a modern retirement home.  Designed to bend with the wooded river front and older vacation home community, the house is highly energy efficient, fire resistant and functionally designed to focus…

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