Smaller, Simpler Houses

Modern architecture represents a simpler, less cluttered lifestyle. Since the 1950's, goods have become more affordable and people have been buying more and more stuff. The sizes of the houses had to increase to store all of the stuff that was rarely used or wanted. Walmart was the torch bearer of this trend.

By | 2017-05-12T20:08:04+00:00 August 20th, 2014|Architecture, Design, Inspiration, Sustainability|Comments Off on Smaller, Simpler Houses

Sustainable Design – Part 3

In this 3-part blog series, Cherie breaks sustainable design into three steps. The first covers reducing energy use through Passive Heating and Cooling, the second covers options with Mechanical Systems, and the third covers Indoor Air Quality, Water Efficiency and Sustainable Materials. Indoor air quality, water efficiency and sustainable materials: Sustainability goes beyond [...]

By | 2017-05-12T20:08:04+00:00 August 6th, 2014|Sustainability, HMH Resources|2 Comments

Sustainable Design – Part 2

In this 3-part blog series, Cherie breaks sustainable design into three steps. The first covers reducing energy use through Passive Heating and Cooling, the second covers options with Mechanical Systems, and the third covers Indoor Air Quality, Water Efficiency and Sustainable Materials. Mechanical Heating and Cooling: After we have design the home with passive [...]

By | 2017-05-12T20:08:04+00:00 July 29th, 2014|Sustainability, HMH Resources|2 Comments