Each home is uniquely designed for the specific client and location. Then a pre-manufactured mechanical core is shipped to the site and a team of contractors assemble the precut structural frame and roof system. Afterwards, a group of volunteers from the neighborhood, local churches and nearby schools, led by a trained specialist, gather to stack and finish the exterior straw bale walls. With the house enclosed, the homeowners move in and install the re-locatable interior wall panels and cabinetry components, allowing the house to change as the family evolves.
Renovation and expansion of an existing center hall colonial residence, originally built in 1934, to create an open kitchen / family room with walk-out deck at the rear yard and second floor master bedroom suite.
Originating as a concept for a model home of modern living, the coNEXT home is a fully-connected, right-sized residence that embraces the promise of technology while helping to balance its role in the lives of the family within.