Classic Passive Solar Home
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Pacific Northwest Marine climate
Tyron Creek watershed
riendly fit into a traditional Craftsman neighborhood.
This home is an ideal match for Western Oregon’s climate. Bright inside with abundant natural daylight and designed for passive solar effectiveness.
Versatile layout – home office is adjacent to the entry vestibule and all bedrooms are on the private second floor. Additional freestanding second unit behind the main house contains garage/workshop below, with upper apartment for either family, rental or work studio.
Contributes to a safer neighborhood – by providing “eyes on the street” windows from the home office and second floor master bedroom. There are also “eyes on the street” windows on the back alley from the kitchen, guest room and second unit.
Passive solar: south glazing with heat storage in the tile floors and interior brick walls High efficiency wood framing system Advanced insulation and air infiltration control Air-to-air heat exchangers Southside expansive outdoor patio Walkable neighborhood – easy stroll to local services