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Innovative timber home harnesses the heat of the sun

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 13, 2015 01:04 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Nov 12, 2015

The Cavendish Avenue house boasts a striking contemporary aesthetic that’s still modest enough to fit in with its Victorian and Edwardian-style neighbors. The three-story, 5-bedroom detached home was constructed from a frame of cross-laminated timber panels supported by glu-laminated beams and columns. The front of the home, which faces north, is mostly clad in a semi-reflective patterned glass rainscreen that’s playfully contrasted with a smaller cedar shingled volume. “The origins of the...






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