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Duplex Family Cabin

A vacation getaway that respects its environment

2019 Sustainable Building & Design project

Small, affordable, healthy, climate-positive… this is what the Geneva Park YMCA wanted for their new duplex family cabin. Our answer to these needs is a sweet little two-unit cottage that blends the best conventional materials with some great natural building innovations.

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Helical pier foundation minimizes site impacts

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Locally sourced wood products from responsible mills

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Air-tight, energy-efficient building enclosure

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Carbon-storing insulation, including hemp batts, cellulose and hempcrete

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All natural, non-toxic finishes including lime plaster, wood and linseed oil paints

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