Category: Past Projects

Private Residence

Posted by BLDG in Past Projects, Portfolio. 1 Comment

17th February


Private Residence, 2005

Stevenson Residence

8th February

Stevenson Residence owner-built project, 2011.

Framing and box columns under construction (May 2011)

Framing and box column installation (May 2011)

East side and wrap-around veranda deck

Finished exterior stucco over straw bales

Straw bale interior ‘columns’ frame the terrace doors

Mill Creek Flexhomes

7th February

The Mill Creek Flex Homes’ project purpose was to develop sustainable residential infill within the inner city. This three-unit, 2-storey row housing fits into the City of Edmonton’s vision of higher urban density in the “core,” while complementing the existing neighbourhood’s built form. The development’s location and proximity to local amenities increases the desirability and livability of the project.

The building design creates open, functional public and private interior spaces on a small footprint. It is designed and constructed to showcase a contemporary, modern straw bale building in an urban setting. Collaborative design solutions using straw bale technology were developed for the challenges of the Alberta climate.

Cement-lime stucco and vertical cedar siding create a contemporary exterior that embraces traditional building materials and techniques. Organic, textured straw bale walls, exposed structural wood and concrete, as well as extensive glazing, form the basis … Read More »

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