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Our Vision
Coeur d'Alene Architect's Vision - Rammed Earth Passivhaus
Coeur d'Alene Architect's Vision - Urban Garden Refuge
Coeur d'Alene Architect's Vision - Living in Nature
Coeur d'Alene Architect's Vision - Net Positive Energy
Coeur d'Alene Architect's Vision - Quietly Tucked into the Forest
Coeur d'Alene Architect's Vision - Utah Passivehaus Ski Retreat
Coeur d'Alene Architect's Vision - Schweitzer Mountain Overlook
Coeur d'Alene Architect's Vision - Caribbean Desert Retreat
Coeur d'Alene Architect's Vision - Flathead Lake Passivhaus
Coeur d'Alene Architect's Vision - Residence for Two Architects
Coeur d'Alene Architect's Vision - Sharelant Healing House
Coeur d'Alene Architect's Vision - Idaho Vacation Playhouse
Coeur d'Alene Architect We aspire to research, envision, and create holistically regenerative environments for health, balance, beauty, and abundance.
The Journal
Coeur d'Alene Architect's Journal - 400 Mile Per Gallon Architecture
400 Mile Per Gallon Architecture

Imagine you are considering the purchase of a new car that gets 40 miles to the gallon... when you learn about a similarly priced high performance alternative that is far better built, looks great, and runs 200 to 400 miles to the gallon, depending on your driving habits. It uses some German parts...

Coeur d'Alene Architect's Journal - Passive House at a Glance
Passive House at a Glance

The term 'passive' in the context of passive house refers to the reduction or elimination of 'active' mechanical systems. There are many compelling reasons why this is a more intelligent and responsible way to build. Here is a quick list of benefits - in no particular order:- Increased comfort.- I...

Coeur d'Alene Architect's Journal - What Breed of Architect is for You?
What Breed of Architect is for You?

Pretty much by definition, embarking on a search for any professional to place your trust in is likely to be a little worrisome. The prospect of selecting and hiring an architect can be something of a challenge, for any number of reasons. On the chance you may be in this situation, or know someone w...

Coeur d'Alene Architect's Journal - Breathing Clean Indoor Air
Breathing Clean Indoor Air

Optimum interior air quality has become an increasingly prominent concern in our work. Passive house interior air quality is pristine because highly filtered fresh air is constantly being exchanged with the interior air. The passive house standard requires filtration systems that achieve a MERV (Min...

Coeur d'Alene Architect's Journal - Perspectives: Knowledge vs. Wisdom
Perspectives: Knowledge vs. Wisdom

Architecture has the potential to be greatly enriched with an inclusive appreciation of both 'Western' ('European') and 'Eastern' ('Asian') perspectives. This is not to say that we favor Asian style, but rather, that we appreciate the contrasting character of Asian thought systems and what thos...

Coeur d'Alene Architect's Journal - Sam On Meet The Elite Podcast
Sam On Meet The Elite Podcast

A quick summary of what we've been up to with high performance 'passivhaus' building design.  Why do all of our clients request this option? ...

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