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Custom New Build 3,001 to 6,000 square feet

Hearth Home

Designed for a family of five, the home’s layout is organized around a central hearth where the family gathers. As a focal point to this space, a three-sided glass fireplace and suspended brick chimney add function and visual weight. The home’s mid-century modern aesthetic highlights simple yet dynamic architectural forms. Classic materials—brick, stucco and glass—are highlighted with recycled-content synthetic-wood cladding and exposed concrete.

With any new custom residence, translating an owner’s thoughts, tastes, preferences and lifestyle into a well-designed home can be challenging. The home must also perform in a climate that presents the best and worst of seasonal changes.

This newly constructed residence utilizes energy-efficient glazing, hydronic slab heating and energy recovery systems. Some of the key features of this passive house design include radiant floor hydronic heating and zoned heating, cooling gas-fired tankless hot water heating system, and triple-pane passive house-certified windows. To achieve optimal energy, durability and comfort performance, the home has a continuous air barrier and continuous super insulation.

Architect/Designer

Clockwork Architecture + Design

Contractor

Kala Performance Homes

Photos by

Tony Thompson

RESOURCES

Engineer: Stand Structural Engineering  Landscaper: Royal Creations Landscaping  Appliances: Sub-Zero (refrigerator), Wolf (cooktop, oven, steam-oven), Bosch (dishwasher), Whirlpool (stackable washer/dryer), Ortal (fireplace)  Cabinets: Parks Cabinets  Siding: Endicott Brick  Windows: Klearwall Windows

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