Tag: water


Brush Creek Moves Ahead

The residence at Brush Creek is moving ahead with construction started. Most recently, the trench for the water and geothermal heating system was dug. This system will provide heating and cooling by using the ground temperature as the exchange medium rather than the outside air temperature that is normally used. The trench begins at the… Read more »

Beardsley Community Farm

The Beardsley Community Farm project is moving a step further! After completing the design development phase, we are glad to say it is moving on to construction documents. The plans for the project are coming along nicely for the shelter that will serve as a critical threshold between the public entrance and the farm grounds.… Read more »

Brush Creek Home Construction

  Construction will begin soon on a custom residence at Brush Creek Farm, near Clarksville, Tennessee. Our team is working towards a net zero energy goal. With a current HERS rating of -3, the project is also reaching for LEED Platinum. The house has many different environmental designs to help achieve this. Geothermal systems will… Read more »

Competition Entry

  A few weeks ago, our office entered the Add-On ’13 competition. Bringing together local knowledge and international expertise, the competition is set in Cape Cod and the project is to design an accessory unit on the site of an existing home. The town of Wellfleet is promoting accessory dwellings as a means of affordable… Read more »

A Greener New Year

The age old question always comes around at the beginning of every New Year and it comes in many different forms. What will I do this year to make it better than the last? What do I want to do to make my life better? What will I do to change my look, lifestyle, attitude,… Read more »

Song Sparrow Professional Photos on the Way

With a break from afternoon showers, we were finally able to meet with a professional photographer, Robert Batey (Robert Batey Photography) at Song Sparrow Lane. He took some great shots that we hope to share with you next week, but in the mean time here is a sneak peek! The house looks great! Our clients… Read more »