Kiwi House, Baton Rouge, La.

Kiwi House, Baton Rouge, La. - Front and Side Elevations Merit Award - Custom Home / Less Than 3,000 Square Feet Entrant/Architect/Builder: one design and construction, Baton Rouge, La. Living space: 1,300 square feet Site: 0.22 acre Construction cost: $96 per square foot Photographer: Devin Duffy. This neo-shotgun house replaces a damaged dwelling on a deep, narrow lot unsuitable for a conventional tract house--at an unsubsidized cost of less than $100 per square foot.

A privacy screen shades the long side porch.

The master bedroom opens onto a private rear porch. High windows provide natural ventilation while protecting privacy.

Metal and cement board cladding materials are durable and require little maintenance.

A high window wall opens the living room to the front porch.

The master bedroom. High ceilings and concrete floors facilitate passive cooling.

Floor plan.

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