Warburg House: Building an Energy Efficient Home for Under $100,000

June 1, 2012

This is a nice study of an energy efficient home that was built for less than $100,000. Enjoy the view.

“Seeking to architecturally balance the functional, the handsome, the efficient, and the economical is not an easy task; but this was the brief provided for the Warburg house. The question posed by the client was simple: can we provide a simple, contemporary, and energy efficient home for less than $100,000?

“On a wooded Canadian farmstead, the new house replaces a dwelling that was no longer able to fulfill its function due to build quality and the strains of a working farm. The architectural concept was simple: open, flexible, and efficient.

Architects: bioi – Jordan Allen, Ryan Trefz

Location: Warburg, Alberta, Canada

Completed: 2012

Client: N. Bannerman / L. Jehn

Project Area: 748 sq.ft. (69.5 sq.m.)

Engineers: Rob Marriott [Structure], VerdaTech [Services]

Photographs: Alison Andersen, Bioi

Source: archdaily


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Glenn Meyers

Writer, documentary producer, and director. Meyers is a contributor to CleanTechnica, and founder of Green Streets MediaTrain, a communications connection and eLearning hub. As an independent producer, he's been involved in the development, production and distribution of television and distance learning programs for both the education industry and corporate sector. He also is an avid gardener and loves sustainable innovation.
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