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Wild Grasses House



OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW


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(This house reported 62 resource efficient features.
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GOALS

  • The architect desired to create a simple, healthy home with modern conveniences inspired by the natural setting of the site and informed by practices of good stewardship. Good stewardship practices include: building with minimal impact, using recyclable, post consumer or green materials and installation methods, reducing costs and labor via alternative materials and methods, reducing waste, and utilizing alternative energy production.
View of finished Wild Grasses House

HOME DETAILS

  • Location: Holt, Missouri
  • Climate Zone: Mixed-Humid
  • Type of Project: New Construction
  • Home Completed: 2003
  • Setting: rural
  • Energy Source: - solar - propane - grid electric
  • Layout: Single-Family; 3 bedroom; Attached garage
  • Lot Size: 10 acre
  • Square Footage: 3500
  • Sales Market: High-income
  • Cost/Square Foot: $ 78.00

PRIMARY CONTACT

Mark Grantham, Architect, Planner & Builder
Innovative Designs
- Developer - Builder - Designer - Collaborator

Website:
Phone: 816-820-7679

Note
Project work National USA & International Africa, Peru, Nepal, Vietnam, Europe & others developing sustainable projects
Natural daylighting and stained concrete floors.

Concrete stucco blends with native grasses and depicts straw used for construction.

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