Lone Pine Residence

Passive Solar Straw Bale Residence

First permitteded straw bale residence in California with approved greywater and composting toilet- wastewater treatment system.

GREEN BUILDING FEATURES INCLUDE:

-Passive solar design for natural ventilation, passive heating and cooling and daylighting.

-Straw bale construction to conserve resources and divert waste.

-Greywater system to treat wastewater from sinks and laundry.

-Composting toilet to handle biological waste.

-Poured adobe floor with local clay in 2′ x 2′ tiles with adobe slip to seal the joints.

-Reduced EMF’s (electromagnetic fields) in high occupancy zones.

Client: Individual

Project Type: Custom Residential

Architects: Ken Haggard, Polly Cooper

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