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The timber-clad house is one of six homes in the Pacific Northwest to be featured by Northwest ENERGY STAR® as a “super-efficient demonstration home”. Designed byScott|Edwards Architecture and built by Portland and Seattle-based builder Hammer & Hand, the residence won numerous awards, including the 2014 Green Home of the Year Award: Best Mainstream Green from Green Builder magazine.

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The project meets the most rigorous building energy standards when it comes tosustainable architecture, while maintaining a strong focus on spatial and aesthetic qualities of the structure. “When you put a little more thought and a little more attention into the engineering of the house, you have a house that’s really comfortable, that you really enjoy, that you can stay in for the rest of your life and that you don’t want to leave. I don’t know that I can say that for any other houses that I’ve lived in,” said the client.

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