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Residential High Performance Design

What is the right prescription for southern high performance residential architectural design and building? In our evolving practice we now recommend a prescription of high-performance solutions on every project.  From a humble renovation to custom new home built to Passive House criteria we consider features in a following order of priority according to our client’s…

Design stewardship

Project Stewardship (#5 of 10 Principles)

What does “project stewardship” mean? Sometimes project stewardship is literal; like when we were recently commissioned for our 5th project for the 3rd owner of the same property. Other times project stewardship involves helping clients make long-term decisions. These decisions, for example, might include using advanced building science strategies that create healthier, more resilient, lower…