No matter how much we know,
there is always more to learn.



Go ahead, consume as many resources as you like.


Published and Press
• Fine Homebuilding | Cedar Ridge Residence/Annual Houses Issue (PDF)
• Fine Homebuilding | A Rural Electric House That Works (PDF)
• Home Energy | Skyline House/Cold Climate Solutions (PDF)
Eco-Home Solar Demonstration Home
• Minnesota Public Radio | Saving Energy/Money in a Harsh Climate
• Green Building Advisor | Passive House Methods Build for the Future
• Architecture Minnesota | Superior Street Loft
• Architecture Minnesota | Harbor City Theater


The Ecologists’ House, A Zero Net Energy House in Duluth (PDF)—Duluth EDC 2017
Banging my Head Against the (High Performance) WallDuluth EDC 2016
Here Comes The SunDuluth Energy Design Conference 2014
Sustainable Design and Building: Think Globally, Act Locally (PDF)
Energy Efficient Design (PDF)
S is for Sustainable: Defining Sustainable Approaches to Affordable Housing (PDF)
Integrated Design Strategies and Quality Control (PDF)

Books About Design
The Not So Big House by Sarah Susanka
Patterns of Home by Max Jacobson et al.
How Buildings Learn by Stewart Brand
Your Green Home by Alex Wilson

Best Building Practices
Building Science Corporation (national research)
Technical and current information about “Green”
A Short Primer on Passive Solar Design
RADON – what all homeowners should know
Basic Facts about RADON from the EPA (PDF)
• Have you had your home tested for radon? If you haven’t, we recommend that you do. In Minnesota it is inexpensive and easy. The Minnesota Department of Health offers discounted short term and long term radon test kits

Why Hire an Architect?