Design for a new net-zero-energy house including an airtight and superinsulated enclosure, heat recovery ventilation, and photovoltaic array. Exposed beams in double height living room ceiling. Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit (DADU) wrapped in weathering steel with spiral stair inside. Completed in summer 2018.
New custom single family house, 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, with 2 car attached garage. The homeowners requested a Northwest lodge style house. VELOCIPEDE responded with a true timber frame structure, a shingled and stone exterior, and a wood burning masonry heater in the two story living room.
Interior finishes feature exposed timber beams, FSC certified fir ceilings and window trim, FSC certified cherry flooring and cabinets, slate tile flooring, and Venetian plaster walls.
Designed to be net zero energy and net zero water, with an 8.4 kW photovoltaic array on the roof, superinsulated and airtight SIP wall and roof construction, triple glazed windows, and 5100 gallon buried tanks for rainwater collection. Certified LEED for Homes Platinum.
New custom vacation cabin in the mountains near Leavenworth, WA. Two bedrooms, two baths plus sleeping loft. Nestled in the forest, the simple form and honest materials of this cabin lend a rustic feel. The great room at one end has a vaulted wood rafter ceiling and French doors that open to a generous porch that overlooks the Wenatchee River.
Features include radiant heated concrete floors, an indoor / outdoor wood burning soapstone fireplace, SIP roof panels, metal roofing, and a deck with a hot tub.
New custom single family house in Snoqualmie Ridge, WA. Four bedrooms, three baths plus study with attached garage.
The second floor great room windows overlook a stunning view of a river valley flanked by mountains. In summer, French doors open to a wrap around porch and in winter a the Tulikivi soapstone fireplace provides warmth.
The house's systems include radiant heat floors, HEPA filtered ventilation, solor hot water, and an endless pool. Certified Built Green 4-Star.