completed, this home will be one of the most environmentally-friendly
and energy efficient homes in metro-Atlanta. Built upon the principles
House® program, and designed as a Not
So Big House®, it should both complement the existing neighborhood,
and enhance the value of the community. But perhaps most of all,
it is meant to be a model for future Earth-friendly home construction,
and prove that quality homes need not cost more nor look like
they were designed by architects from another planet.
a quick guide to what you will find on this website:
the House: Get an overview of how the concept of the
house came to be, who the future owner will be, the builder,
and some of the concepts that are key to its design.
Plans: View schematics of the floor plans and outside
design of the home, and some commentary on various components
of the layout.
home will utilized dozens of energy-efficient and eco-friendly
technologies. Learn a little about each one, and how to research
more about them.
Learn about all of the friends and supporters who have contributed
to making this house possible.
be taking lots of pictures of the home throughout the construction
process, along with a little commentary of what each means.
Check back often for new updates!
House: Southface Energy Institute has been working in
Atlanta for years to make our vibrant homebuilding industry
more responsive to the needs of our communities and our ecosystem
life support systems. Learn more about their good work.