2014 Custom Home Design Awards Green Merit Winner

2014 Custom Home Design Awards Green Merit Winner

Almost 50 percent of a 1948 home was salvaged to build a contemporary one.

2014 Custom Home Design Awards Green Merit Winner

To hew to the size of neighboring homes, this house was kept mostly to one story.

2014 Custom Home Design Awards Green Merit Winner

With water at a premium, this pool serves as fountain, relflecting pool, and waterwall.

2014 Custom Home Design Awards Green Merit Winner

The home boasts lots of outdoor spaces for relaxation and contemplation.

2014 Custom Home Design Awards Green Merit Winner

The site plan.

2014 Custom Home Design Awards Green Merit Winner

Materials were salvaged whenever possible. Daylight and views were maximized.

2014 Custom Home Design Awards Green Merit Winner

Roof space is used, too. A spiral staircase leads up to the deck.

2014 Custom Home Design Awards Green Merit Winner

Wood was reused when possible, and new rooms were stepped down the sloped site to preserve heritage oaks.

2014 Custom Home Design Awards Green Merit Winner

The second level is small but efficient and includes space for entertaining.

2014 Custom Home Design Awards Green Merit Winner

With the lights on at night, the house looks like a lantern in the landscape.

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