Gallery: Feldman Architecture’s Walnut Farms Retreat Strikes Rammed Ear...


San Francisco-based Feldman Architecture creates beautiful and sustainable modern homes using a palette of durable materials like concrete, stone, natural wood, and powder-coated steel. One of the current projects in the firm’s resume of homes is the Walnut Farms Retreat located in the Central Valley of California near the San Andres Fault. Like many of its predecessors, the Walnut Farms Retreat is slated to be certified by the USGBC’s LEED rating system, and as Feldman Architecture’s Principal, Jonathan Feldman, AIA, states, “the client was quick to jump into certification”. The 6649-square-foot project is designed to be carbon neutral with a net-zero solar electrical system, geothermal radiant heating and cooling, a solar hot water system, and rammed earth walls.

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