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Geothermal... Heat From Within The Earth

Geothermal… Heat From Within The Earth

April 14, 2009 | ,

Seattle based Coates Design Architects designed this home with a goal of LEED-H Platinum certification in mind. It utilizes several different mechanical systems like this geothermal loop to achieve such a rating. Read more ›

Site-Milled Wood

Site-Milled Wood

April 13, 2009 | ,

Stacks of wood milled and dried on site sit ready to construct a Bainbridge Island home. The Ellis Residence, a sustainable design from Coates Design Architects will be constructed using this wood. It’s just the beginning of this green design. Read more ›

Deconstruction... the way to go.

Deconstruction… the way to go.

April 11, 2009 |

The site for the Ellis Residence is located on the Yeomalt Bluffs overlooking the central Puget Sound and downtown Seattle. A small cabin built in the 1930’s adorned the site. Read more ›

Coates Design Architects

Project Team and Design Charrette

April 7, 2009 |

One of the first steps and our first LEED-H credit (ID 1.2) was to assemble a project team. The team has been in place and has given invaluable advise and instruction since the conceptual stages of the design. Read more ›

An Introduction and A Little Catching Up To Do

An Introduction and A Little Catching Up To Do

April 7, 2009 |

Well, we have some catching up to do here. Construction commenced on the Ellis Residence a few month’s ago. So, we would like to get you up-to-date as soon as possible while still hitting the important steps of construction thus far. Read more ›

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