Earth Origins Construction LLC presents this breathtaking home located in the heart of Albuquerque's North Valley. This home synchronizes green construction technologies with organic aesthetics inspired by New Mexico skies, earth, water, trees mountains, and light. With a resounding exterior, sinuous, sustainably-harvested vigas, rammed earth trombe walls, custom bamboo cabinets, handcrafted 8' tall interior doors, hand-trowelled clay walls, and interior waterfalls, this home is art. Abundant windows and skylights bring nature indoors, creating an environment of balance and peace.
Aesthetics join with function in the details of the home's green features. Careful attention was paid towards maximizing the home's energy efficiency, indoor air quality, water conservation, and resource sustainability. Some of the many green construction amenities are: passive solar orientation, advanced framing techniques, R-50 ceiling & R-44 wall cellulose insulation, rammed earth trombe walls
for thermal mass, natural cooling design, energy recovery ventilator system, American Clay walls, bamboo cabinets, cork flooring, low-VOC wood stains and sealers, low electromagnetic field design, energy star lighting, solar tubes throughout to create natural lighting, grey water & rain roof catchment systems, native landscaping, low-water flow fixtures, and active-ready passive radon control system.
A high performance home, it offers many amenities perfect for entertaining and, at the same time, for creating spaces of quiet meditation. Luxury features include: an indoor/outdoor speaker system, convenient remote- operated window openers designed for natural cooling,
hot water recirculation system controlled by user on demand, designated switches to turn off phantom energy loss, 1100 square foot 3 car garage, steam shower, outdoor waterfall, Jenn-Air Oiled Bronze appliance package, two Kiva fireplaces, and a towering covered patio which opens up to a beautiful Aspen grove. The private outdoor livingspace, enclosed by a latilla wall, offers vegetable and herb gardens, regenerative native landscaping supportive of bees, butterflies, and other wildlife, and meditation spaces.
Style: Southwestern Zen
Square Footage: 2660
Lot Size: .5 Acres
Year Built: 2009
Contact Paul Chavez, builder and real estate broker of Earth Origins Construction and Realty for more information and personal home tour. Read about the home in Su Casa Magazine.