Faculty House, ENRarchitects with Topos Architects, Palo Alto, CA


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Topos Architects (Contractor)

Bear Creek Lumber



SUSTAINABLE FEATURES


ENRarchitects designed and rebuilt this 975sf, single story Residence, adjacent to Stanford University, as project architect and contractor in collaboration with Topos Architects, Inc. The owner, who hopes to ultimately retire in this home, had built the original home with his father.

Services by ENRarchitects included complete architectural, structural, energy compliance, mechanical, electrical and landscape designs, cost analysis, sub contractor management, material & equipment selection & acquisition and, construction monitoring.


Green/sustainable features: existing site & structure; dense residential neighborhood; close proximity to public transit; reuse existing slab & framing; salvaged framing members; fly ash concrete; engineered wood; recycled content insulation & gypsum board; tankless water heating; hydronic floor heating; low-flow plumbing fixtures; energy efficient lighting fixtures & appliances; abundant clerestory natural lighting & ventilation; bamboo flooring & cabinets; recycled content countertops, window sills, tile & carpet; programmable controls; and porus paving surfaces.