Molly's Pocket Mansion

Molly's Pocket Mansion

LastingNest.Inc/S.A.G.E. Designs NW

2608 46th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116

West Seattle Backyard Cottage: This is an actual Granny Flat for Molly who is both the granny and the nanny for her three grandkids living in the 'big house' on the same property. We were chosen as the design/build team for this project based on our enthusiasm for Small with a premium on Green.

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Journey Beyond Net Zero

Journey Beyond Net Zero

Puget Sound Solar

5308 Baker Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107

Yes, a century-old home in Seattle can produce all of the energy that it uses and still retain its original charm. Come check out over 60 sustainable features, from reclaimed materials & chickens to photovoltaic systems and electric cars.

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CoHollow in Lake City

CoHollow in Lake City

Infiniti Real Estate and Development

12014 33rd Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98125

Built-Green SF home in Lake City micro-community. Conceptualized and built by two groups of friends who took their co-owned single family home in a LR2 zone and redeveloped it into 4 single family stand alone urban infill homes. Architectural design by Matt Wasse of Shugart, Wasse, Wickwire.

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View Ridge RainWise, Permaculture and Passive Solar Home

View Ridge RainWise, Permaculture and Passive Solar Home

RainWise Rebates/Stewardship Partners

4920 NE 65th St.
Seattle, WA 98115

At the top of View Ridge this site has a lot of exposure to sun, views and weather. A RainWise rain garden and two cisterns catch rain (950 gallons) that we use to grow food and prevent harmful runoff. Permaculture landscape, passive solar home design and pre-existing building re-use are on display.

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Contemporary Wedgwood Kitchen

Contemporary Wedgwood Kitchen

Mighty House Construction

4008 NE 86th St
Seattle, WA 98115

This Contemporary Wedgewood Kitchen remodel created a beautiful room and solved what had been serious functionality problems. A substantial shift in layout with only a slight change in footprint revolutionized how this family uses the space, all while keeping their impact on the earth at a minimum.

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Loyal Heights Remodel

Loyal Heights Remodel

grouparchitect

7025 16th Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98177

This remodel and addition to a house in the Loyal Heights neighborhood of North Seattle includes innovative design features such as a rainwater cistern for irrigation, insulated concrete formed walls and floors (ICFs), and structural insulated panels for the roof and upper level walls (SIPs). The project necessitated a high level of design coordination and integration between the SIPs, ICFs, and the existing home’s wood frame construction.

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Deep Green Westwood Addition

Deep Green Westwood Addition

Mighty House Construction/LD Architecture & Design

9323 31st Pl SW
Seattle, WA 98026

The addition of a family-sized porch & 2-story addition transformed this typical war-box home into one that is intriguing yet approachable with modern, super functional design. A hybrid of simple & complex green bldg solutions inc. salvaged tile & woods an state-of-the-art moisture and heat systems.

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Sustainable Dreams, Lake Ballinger

Sustainable Dreams, Lake Ballinger

David Kendall/A&R Solar

23025 74th Ave West
Edmonds, WA 98026

All electric energy efficiency retrofit to 1987 home, with 13.2 kWh solar system, Electric Vehicle (Tesla Model S) and 4,700 gallon Cistern System. Our home is NZEB certified, and we have been Net Zero last 4-years. Tesla Powerwall-2 backup battery system ordered with installation expected soon.

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Wallingford Passive House

Wallingford Passive House

Hammer and Hand

3705 Densmore Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98103

Wallingford Passive House, designed by Whitney Architecture and built by Hammer & Hand, brings the comfort and efficiency of passive building to an urban infill lot in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood.

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Columbia City Backyard Cottage

Columbia City Backyard Cottage

live-work-play/Model Remodel

4720 S Dawson St
Seattle WA 98118

This new construction Backyard Cottage fits in with the scale of the neighborhood. It is an open, airy studio that also serves as an office and guest house. We achieved 4- Star Built Green certification for this DADU, and the project received the Judges’ Choice Award at Built Green Conference 2016.

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RainWise Garden Homes in Windermere

RainWise Garden Homes in Windermere

RainWise Rebate Program (SPU/KC)

5711 & 5715 NE 60th St
Seattle WA 98115

This site showcases two neighboring yards! Both are not only graced with beautiful plantings and other delightful landscape features, they also helping to mitigate Seattle's stormwater overflow problem. These neighbors have both taken advantage of the City/County RainWise rebate program.

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Modern-Retro Westside Kitchen

Modern-Retro Westside Kitchen

Mighty House Construction

3726 SW Austin St
Seattle, WA 98126

Once awkward and dimly-lit, this Modern-Retro Westside Kitchen was creatively altered for improved use, better socializing, a place to sit, and enhanced storage in an inviting and lovely space. This project showcases stunning and colorful sustainable solutions for big functionality in small spaces.

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Frelard Net Zero House

Frelard Net Zero House

Abode Builders

355 NW 46th St
Seattle, WA 98107

A Net-Zero Ready 1,700 SF home built by Abode Builders. John Novak of Velocipede Architects has designed a super energy efficient house for he and his family utilizing Euro-Clime triple pane windows, a Sanden Co2 heat pump and structurally insulated panels from Premier SIP.

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