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NetZero Energy Architects "Hybrid" Home Energy Design

Solutions that Reduce Home Energy Use While Increasing Quality and Comfort.
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Potrero Hill S.F. 2006
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Lafayette 2005
Caith Tree House 2005
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Lake Almanor 2004
Los Altos Hills 2003
Buddhist Spiritual Center
Los Altos Hills 2001
Wright Studio 2001
Bell Canyon LA 1999
Santa Monica Canyon1998
Oakland Hills 1997
Brentwood L.A. 1997
Japan 1996
Oakland Hills 1993
Beverly Hills 1995
Peter Falk B.H. 1995
Venice 1990
Solar Mansion B.H. 1989
Jellyfish UCLA 1985
Jellyfish Malibu 1985
Laser Jellyfish B.H. 1983
Solar Greenhouse Md. 1981
Private Study Gaudi 1980
U of MD. Daylighting 1980
Tree House 1965
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Crawl Space Facts
San Francisco Row House with sustainable materials.

Note at left, the "living wall", which inspiration was

due to the need to separate the adjacent unkempt

and dilapidated residence.

Composite modern rain screen siding.

Engineered Lumber mixed with bamboo flooring as finished material.
Interior Detail.
Expression of structural beams and trimmers as interior ornamentation.
Natural materials married with engineered woods.
Expressing structural elements of engineered lumber as ornament for windows, door trimmers, headers, and roof structure.
Bamboo ply-woods for finishes.
Bamboo cabinetry.
Bamboo wall finishes.
Ipe retaining wall and planter finishes.
Drought tolerant plants.
Detail of water as ambient white noise.
Indoor / Outdoor relationships.
Wenge woods with engineered lumber.
No rhyme or reason stair.
Kitchen as hearth / heart of home.
Bamboo flooring mixed with engineered lumber.