Portfolio Category: Sustainable

Mulmur Country Home

This is a new sustainable vacation home situated in the hills of Mulmur Township. ¬†The building is located to maximize solar gain in the winter and roof shading in the summer, while blocking the winds from the North / West. ¬†Views of the surrounding landscape are framed through specific window placement, and the entry is…
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Sackville Place

The Green retrofit by Monica E. Kuhn of her office is a demonstration of what can be done using readily available modern construction systems. Zero fossil fuels consumed for heating, an 80% reduction in heat consumption, designing for greater use of passive air ventilation, and roof gardening are a few of the new features in…
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Cortland Avenue

This is a completely new house in an established urban neighbourhood on a subdivided lot. The owners wanted a small retirement home fully equipped with the best sustainable products relative to their urban location. The new home is 1400 square feet, 2 storeys, with finished basement. Specific features include: basement walls are made from insulated…
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TRCA/DX Archetype House Design

Monica E. Kuhn, Architect Team Concept Home wins 3rd Prize, "Best Visual Presentation Award" The award was presented at the Design Exchange Awards Gala Event on June 21st, 2006.¬†Congratulations to everyone for their effort and dedication to Sustainable Housing. Monica E. Kuhn Team Entry Description This following "Adapt-Ability Insite" is a description of our winning…
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