A Sustainable "Case Study" House in California
A Southern California architect approaches his family home as an experiment in sustainable design.
When architect Ben Burkhalter set about designing a new house for his family, he decided to approach the task as an experiment of sorts. How far could he go, he wondered, to make the structure’s carbon footprint as small as possible without sacrificing comfort or aesthetics, or blowing out his budget?
The answer can be found in the two-story 3,100-square-foot...