Gallery: Pinon House Renovation: A Modern Home that Conserves


One of the best ways to have a green home is to renovate– and by reusing as much original material as possible, you can reduce the amount of virgin material necessary for construction. This beautiful renovation of a mid-century modern house by Erik Sommerfeld, from the3rdspace, and Rob Pyatt of Pyattstudio in Boulder, Colo. is a great example of resource conservation and modernization. The original concrete block and plate glass home was failing structurally due to poor soil conditions– and in need of some serious repairs. However, rather than tear the Pinon House down to the ground, it was shored up and reworked to make the house comfortable, livable, and eco-friendly.

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  1. deris February 2, 2010 at 2:48 am

    the great house.i never see before it.

  2. mbfranklin December 9, 2008 at 9:21 am

    A great house and some stunning pictures.

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