Gallery: LEED Platinum House With a Brilliant Modernist Design

photo by Kevin Miyazak

LEED Platinum certification and a modernist appeal make this house a prime example of how sustainable design can be so potent. The OS House was featured in the New York Times for its capricious façade and sustainable amendments that stand out in a very staid neighborhood. Located on Lake Michigan in Racine, Wisconsin the design by Johnsen Schmaling Architects is a striking and playful fusion of green tech– like ground source heating and solar thermal and electricity– with great light, views and skillful construction.

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