The Jackson House floats at the base of a canyon in Big Sur

May 9, 2018 by  
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This beautiful home located at the base of a canyon in Big Sur is made from an array of materials, including copper and concrete. Fougeron Architecture designed the Jackson House as a modern holiday house on stilts that appears to float over the site. The house was designed as a place where the inhabitants can enjoy their weekends and reconnect with nature. Fougeron Architecture worked for three and a half years with several consultants to build the modern family retreat . Related: Gorgeous staggered timber home offers panoramic views of Idaho’s wilderness The main design challenge was to create a building that would blend into the steep canyon walls, while resting gently on the land so as not to disturb the fragile environment. The home is composed of four main volumes nestled under an over-sized butterfly roof that extends out to create covered terraces . The retreat balances the relationship between communal living and privacy. + Fougeron Architecture Via Uncrate Photos by Richard Barnes

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The Jackson House floats at the base of a canyon in Big Sur

Five Stunning Homes Take Home the AIA Award for Best Small Houses of the Year

June 6, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Five Stunning Homes Take Home the AIA Award for Best Small Houses of the Year Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aia awards , american institute of architects , Architecture , cooper joseph studio , fall house , Flip House , Fougeron Architecture , Fourgeron Architecture , Johnsen Schmaling Architects , Olive Grove Home , Redaction House , residential design , small homes , Small Projects Award 2014 , tiny homes , Topo House

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Gorgeous Sustainably-Built Fall House Conforms to the Landscape in Big Sur

June 4, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Gorgeous Sustainably-Built Fall House Conforms to the Landscape in Big Sur Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , big sur , buck creek house , California , coastal home , eco design , eco vacation home , fall house , Fougeron , fougeron architects , Fougeron Architecture , green architecture , Green Building , green design , green roof , sustainable design , sustainable home , vacation home

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Gorgeous Sustainably-Built Fall House Conforms to the Landscape in Big Sur

Eight US States Form Alliance to Put 3.3 Million Zero Emission Vehicles on the Road by 2025

June 4, 2014 by  
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Eight U.S. states just formed an alliance to drastically cut emissions by boosting the number of zero-emission vehicles on the road to 3.3 million by 2025. The multi-state ZEV Action Plan was launched by California, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont. Together the eight states account for about 28 percent of the total vehicle sales in the United States. Read the rest of Eight US States Form Alliance to Put 3.3 Million Zero Emission Vehicles on the Road by 2025 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: California , connecticut , electric car , fuel cell vehicle , green car , green transportation , Maryland , Massachusetts , New York. , Oregon , rhode island , vermont , zero emission vehicle , ZEV Action Plan

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