Øesch Environmental Design
Design Portfolio - Residential - Hybrid Solar - Davis Cottage
Davis Cottage "The Hut"

North Garden, VA.
2005 - 06 * 1236 SF
Bruce Guss - Housewright

2007 Green Innovation Award for the Best Single Family Residence, from the Virginia Sustainable Building Network (VSBN). Also featured in the book "Recriprocal Frame Architecture" by Olga Popovic Larsen, Architectural Press 2008. Completely off the grid, this hybrid post & beam Cottage features straw bale walls and a vegetaged green roof. The unique free-span recriprocal frame roof structure was assembled on the subfloor for safety and ease of construction, and lifted into place as a single unit.

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