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Stone House

Stone House

This is a caption.Client: Private Client Date: 2014-present Role: Architect Location: Lancaster, PA An ongoing renovation and research project, this 1730’s limestone house is an important example of early Pennsylvania Germanic vernacular building. The house, a nearly perfect cube, has had no major renovations since the early/mid 20th century, and has most of its early building fabric still intact...
Weberhof

Weberhof

Client: Private client Date: 2014-present Role: Architect Location: Lancaster, PA A gut remodel of an 18th century log house, the project calls for extensive structural, envelope, system, and finish re-work. The clients are pursuing a deep energy retrofit, in order to increase building performance, as well as decrease grid reliance. This project involves energy modeling in Diva, energy..
Pickup Truck Prototype

Pickup Truck Prototype

What if we could turn a problem [lack of housing, lack of jobs] into a solution using architecture? A Pickup Truck Prototype: Prefabricated, Affordable, Rural Housing in Appalachia Appalachia produces vast quantities of mineral wealth, yet its people have experienced persistent poverty since the 19th century. Working against systemic economic, cultural, environmental, and political patterns,..
ecoMOD 1

ecoMOD 1

Client: Piedmont Housing Alliance Date: 2004-2005 Role: Designer/Project Manager Location: Charlottesville, VA The first iteration of a design/build/research project at the University of Virginia, led by UVA professor John Quale. The project is grounded in several core principals: affordability, modularity, modern design, environmental responsibility, and prefabrication. A team of students designed the house over the course of a year,..
live[able] house

live[able] house

Competition entry for the 2010 USGBC Small, Green, Affordable competition, for a mass-produceable, under $100k, LEED Platinum house for New Orleans neighborhoods. Work done collaboratively with Justin Hershberger.
SOM Prize: Adventures in the Vernacular

SOM Prize: Adventures in the Vernacular

Itinerary.Hoi An, VietnamHanoi, Vietnam. Chur, Switzerland.Swiss German bank barn. Gobi Desert, Mongolia. Hanoi, Vietnam. Cuzco, Peru. Machu Picchu, Peru. Lima, Peru. Gobi Desert, Mongolia. Georgetown, Malaysia. Georgetown, Malaysia. Melaka, Malaysia. Melaka, Malaysia. Lancaster, PA. Trelawney Parish, Jamaica. Trelawney Parish, Jamaica. Naadaam, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.Trelawney Parish, Jamaica. Chinese countryside. Forbidden City, Beijing. Perth, Australia. The SOM Prize..