Cedar: a healthy alternative to pressure treated bottom plates.
Double framing is energy efficient and prevents thermal bridging.
Emerald Home living room view.
Framing in progress.
Framing: the living room with South facing clerestories.
Framing: Living room, dining room and kitchen.
Views from the breakfast nook.
More views from the breakfast nook.
Arched entry into the master suite.
200 year old hand-hewn header above doorway into master suite.
Magnificent 16” diameter vigas in the master bedroom. From New Mexico dead standing trees.
View from the study/library.
View from the master bedroom.
South facing doors off the master bedroom.
Framing the master bathroom.
View from the master bath tub.
Detail of the master shower.
Interesting angles in the guest suite with 200 year old hand hewn beams made from reclaimed wood.
200 year old hand-hewn beams used throughout the Emerald Home.
Framing the media room.
Sugar Pine ceiling decking with hand-hewn oak beams in the living room.
Sugar Pine ceiling decking with hand-hewn oak beams in the breakfast nook.
Detail of 200 year old hand-hewn beams in the guest suite.
A view from above the breakfast nook, with reclaimed Sugar Pine decking.
Breakfast nook framing complete.
Framing the Emerald Home.
Compressed Earth Block
Heating & Cooling
Indoor Air Quality
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