30 Dec '11, 5pm

The Most Innovative Houses of 2011

The Most Innovative Houses of 2011

I realize that I was wrong; there was a lot going on that wasn't monster green houses in the suburbs. Preston has done a series of roundups of his best projects of the year, and many are urban, small and even passivhaus that I missed somehow. Of his 16 Leading LEED Platinum Projects of 2011 I like Cook + Fox's Live Work home the best; it is small, urban infill, only 1400 square feet for both living and working, and very modern. Big city star architects don't often do little houses in the rust belt; this is the same firm that did the giant green One Bryant Place Bank of America Tower. Preston also shows multifamily projects and even an affordable

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