Casa Familia / Kevin deFreitas Architects

first_img Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/67870/casa-familia-kevin-defreitas-architects Clipboard CopyAbout this officeKevin deFreitas ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSan DiegoHousesUnited StatesPublished on July 10, 2010Cite: “Casa Familia / Kevin deFreitas Architects” 10 Jul 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed 12 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – Talis SVinyl Walls3MExterior Vinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Solid ColorPartitionsSkyfoldRetractable Walls – Stepped & Sloped SpacesDining tablesZeitraumWood Table – TautBathroom AccessoriesBradley Corporation USARoll Towel Dispenser – Electronic TouchlessWoodLunawoodThermowood FacadesAluminium CompositesSculptformClick-on Battens in Victoria GardensMetal PanelsLongboard®Metal Ceilings – DauntlessWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Mass TimberPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsPerforated Facade PanelFiber Cements / CementsDuctal®Rainscreen Cladding Panels for Lightweight Facades in Apartment BlockBricksAcme BrickModular Size BrickMore products »Read commentsSave想阅读文章的中文版本吗?Casa Familia / Kevin deFreitas Architects是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Houses CopyHouses•San Diego, United States Save this picture!+ 33 Share 2007 “COPY” United States Casa Familia / Kevin deFreitas Architects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/67870/casa-familia-kevin-defreitas-architects Clipboard Area:  9178 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  Projects ArchDaily Manufacturers: Fleetwood, Kyocera Solar, Omnia Industries, Schweiss, The Sliding Door Company, Toto, Viessmann, Control 4, Oceanside Glass Tile, SOLEC-Solar Energy, Westcoat Specialty Coating Systems, WhirlpoolText description provided by the architects. A reinterpretation of quintessential Southern Californian courtyard houses; this is a modestly sized home that lives much bigger than it really is by thoughtfully opening up to, and engaging, the landscape and wonderfully temperate So. Cal coastal climate. It is a home that simultaneously looking towards the future (technologically feature rich), while remembering the low tech comfort strategies of the past; a time before air conditioning and forced air units existed. Save this picture!Recommended ProductsWindowsVEKAWindows – SOFTLINE 82 ADMetallicsStudcoWall Stop Ends – EzyCapCeramicsTerrealTerracotta Baguettes in Vork CenterWindowsKalwall®Facades – Window ReplacementsThe goal of this project was to design and construct a highly efficient home that would employ passive and active strategies to significantly reduce, energy, water, and resource consumption all while delivering a modern, comfortable and livable home for a young family of six. Save this picture!Through concerted research, experimentation and a good measure of faith, the house proved a success consuming 65% less electricity than state mandated standards and 55% less water than homes of comparable size without sacrificing comfort or aesthetics. This is important to dispel the common public misperception that efficiency and conservation has to look ”hippie” or alternative. Save this picture!Like the song says, “it not easy being green”, but it likewise it’s not difficult either, and the ramifications for future generations are enormous.Project gallerySee allShow lessBlok / Breadtruck FilmsArticlesShanghai United Nude / Rem D. KoolhaasArticles Share “COPY” Architects: Kevin deFreitas Architects Area Area of this architecture project Casa Familia / Kevin deFreitas ArchitectsSave this projectSaveCasa Familia / Kevin deFreitas Architectslast_img

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