AIA's 2011 Small Project Awards - The E.D.G.E. Experimental Dwelling for a Greener Environment; Bayfield, WI Revelations Architects/ Builders Corporation Print E-mail
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The E.D.G.E. Experimental Dwelling for a Greener Environment;

Bayfield, WI

Revelations Architects/ Builders Corporation

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Using tough economic times and materialism as a backdrop, the architect set out to challenge the notion that “bigger is always better.” The result is this sustainable and portable dwelling that has become a launching point and educational tool to transform the way homes are designed. 

 

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A modular design, the structure’s mechanical areas – kitchen and bathroom – are prefabricated to provide quality, affordability and speed of assembly. These modules are woven together by walls of glass on either side of the central living space, with a loft bedroom above each module.

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