Urban Green

Designed by Eric Odor

with Chris Meyer

This LEED for Homes, 2,250-square-foot, three-bedroom house with detached garage is nestled into an 42-foot by 128-foot infill lot in the Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis. It features an eclectic blend of traditional and contemporary elements that weave it into the existing neighborhood fabric while at the same time addressing the client’s desire for a more modern plan and sustainable living.

Sustainable Components:
Passive solar heating and daylighting
Natural ventilation due to the narrow building profile and open plan
High-efficiency appliances
High-efficiency dual-stage furnace
Dual-flush toilets and low-flow faucets
Bamboo floors
Composite fiber-cement siding
Shell durability walk-through
Blower door-performance testing

Construction by Knutson Custom Remodeling
Structure by Architstructures
Photographs by Troy Thies