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A Modern Passive House in Los Altos

By Dwell @dwell
Calling upon midcentury modern archetypes, Curt Cline of Modern House Architects designed a passive house in Los Altos, California. Slideshow sustainable green home in los altos in los altos exterior

Located in Los Altos, California, Curt Cline's modern passive house seeks to respect the neighborhood fabric. By keeping the abode low-slung, using a few simple geometries, and the leaving the facade spare, Cline helped the structure blend in with the 1940s and 1950s structures around it. The materials—board-formed concrete and cedar slats—instill a contemporary California aesthetic.

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