Gallery: David Baker’s Zero Cottage is an Impressive Tiny Backyard Hous...

Backyard cottages are all the rage and David Baker of David Baker + Partners Architect recently completed his Zero Cottage—a super-sustainable auxiliary dwelling unit. Built on top of an existing workshop, the two story cottage has already achieved LEED Platinum certification (in addition to receiving 203 points through GreenPointRated), and it's also targeting Passive House certification. The Zero Cottage was built using recycled materials, and it features a green rooftop garden and a unique rainscreen made from metal tiles and charred timber.

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