INHABITAT.com: “Net-zero Happy Meadows Courtyard House is a perfectly passive residence in North Carolina”

June 27, 2015 § Leave a comment

Modern, age-in-place, net zero passive house by Chapel Hill architectArielle Condoret Schechter, AIA

Happy Meadows Courtyard House designed by Arielle Condoret Schechter, AIA

Happy Meadows Courtyard House is a modern, age-in-place, net zero passive house designed by Chapel Hill, NC, architect Arielle Condoret Schechter. Constructed primarily of 5500 psi concrete, the 2300-square-foot one-story house is nestled on a hill in a forest clearing overlooking a natural meadow. Its low, modest profile respects the setting while honoring the homeowners’ modernist sensibilities, while a solar array, daylighting, rainwater catchment, reclaimed materials, pre-fab construction and careful placement on the plot maximize the home’s sustainability. READ MORE…

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