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Michelle Kaufmann Designs - mkLotus

Michelle Kaufmann Designs

Well here it comes. MKD's latest work is due to be released in the coming months and on display at a show in the US.

Looks more compact than other versions but still with that Clerestory window action in the living area.

Notes from the West Coast Green

High Performance, Energy Efficient Building Systems Include:
- Green “Living” Roof
- Solar Power: This Home Uses 100% Solar Generated Power
- Rain and Groundwater Catchment System: Collected Water is Used for Irrigation
- Gray Water System: Collected Water from Sinks and Shower is Recirculated to Toilets
- Exterior Siding: Low-maintenance, Long-lasting Integral Color Cement Board by Cembonit and FSC Certified Wood
- Sheathing and Floor + Ceiling Framing: FSC Certified Wood
- Wall Assembly is SIPS (Structural Insulated Panels)
- High Performance, Energy Efficient Spray-in Open Cell Foam Insulation by Icynene
- On-demand Water Heater Provided by Noritz
- Energy Efficient HVAC System
- Double Pane, Low-E, Wood Windows and Glass Doors with Aluminum Cladding by Sierra
- Double Pane, Low-E, Wood with Aluminum Cladding Folding Glass Door Walls by Nanawall

The Interiors of this Beautiful, High Performance Home Feature:
- Sustainable Layout for Maximum Cross Ventilation and Natural Lighting
- Rapidly Renewable Bamboo Flooring
- No-VOC Paint by Yolo throughout
- LED Lighting throughout
- Interior Sliding Door Panels by 3form: EcoResin comprised of 40% Post-Industrial Reclaimed Material

Eco-friendly Kitchen Features:
- FSC Certified Wood Cabinetry (over Roseburg Skyblend Particleboard)
- Countertops by Concreteworks: Fly Ash Concrete, Rice Hull, and Recycled Porcelain Aggregates
- Eco-friendly/Low-Flow Plumbing Fixtures by Kohler
- LED Lighting
- EnergyStar Appliances

Eco-friendly Bathroom Features:
- FSC Certified Wood Cabinetry (over Roseburg Skyblend Particleboard)
- Countertops by Concreteworks: Fly Ash Concrete, Rice Hull, and Recycled Porcelain Aggregates
- Floor and Wall Tiles by Terra Green Contain 55% Recycled Glass
- Eco-friendly Plumbing Fixtures, Low-flow Shower Head, Mixer, and Dual-Flush Toilet by Kohler
- LED Lighting

Off Site Modular Technology Results in 50% - 70% Less Waste than Traditional Site Building.
Fish & Chips: Floor plan 2br PDF
Via: Michelle Kaufmann Designs, West Coast Green


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