Mighty Miss

Designed by Bryan Anderson

with Chris Meyer

By replacing an energy-inefficient and structurally deficient home, this new residence advances the practice of sustainable construction while evoking the drama of its site along the Mississippi River with asymmetrical forms and vernacular details.

This 2,050-square-foot home employs simple concepts in sustainability, including solar orientation for passive heating and cooling benefits, use (and reuse) of durable and recyclable materials, reduced energy consumption, improved indoor air quality and increased attention to water management and conservation.

The home achieved a Minnesota GreenStar Silver rating as a participant in its pilot program.

Construction by Showcase Renovation.
Photographs by Troy Thies
Awards:
Remodeling Design Awards
Green Remodeling, 2009
Publications:
Welcoming Home, by Michaela Mahady, Gibbs Smith Publishing

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