A biologically healthy, ecologically dedicated, organically passive, regional material eco home that's:
Addressing the housing shortage through design: three quiet, private, multigenerational
micropods that read as one larger residence with co-operative spaces for social health.
Supporting a Zero Debt, sustainable lifestyle through
simple, minimalist, architectural design of smaller spaces;
thoughtful engineering to economize the usage of premium quality, natural materials.
Built respectfully to, above, and better-than 2018 B.C. Building Code
officiated by multiple, highly-respected
accredited engineers, advanced building scientists and building biologists.
Created for good health of occupants and neighbours,
utilizing neuroscientific and immunologic design principles,
very low toxicity materials and site-sensitivity.
Again, with this second build we have been overwhelmed by positive support.
We are so happy to be part of a larger global movement, instead of being lonely outliers!
As you can imagine, even beneficial & beautiful innovation
comes a few detractors whom are not necessarily working with the latest facts,
but so it goes with any kind of Change!
We appreciate you all the more for your friendly curiosity and
genuine engagment with us in kind, intelligent, reasoning conversations.
As the build winds down we will create virtual opportunities to
connect with you and share our experience.
Thank you, friends!
Strawbale Project **sold in 2018**
Elegant, open-concept design. Warm industrial-rustic architectual chic.
Intentionally "micro": approximately 2100 sq.ft (approx 200 sq. m
Post & Beam, larch and reclaimed industrial fir.
Custom-bound Organic straw.
Mineral-tinted wall finish.
Polished concrete radiant in-floor heating.. Thick wood plank floors.
Wood-fired pizza oven inside the kitchen. Kiva fireplace (outdoor dining).
Small Wine or Root Cellar designated space (concrete floor).
Innotech windows with excellent R-value. Tilt-turn french doors.
Eco-friendly wood stove heating.
Fenced, private salt-water lap pool with traditional wood-fired Sauna.
Lavender flower field, nut trees, grapes.
No lawns. No water waste. Drought-tolerant landscape (xeriscape).
Nearby wood resources for woodstove as a necessary forest maintenance activity.