GreenSource Magazine Highlights Best Green Homes

Published on: January 13, 2011

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Best Green Houses: Grounded

Rothschild Schwartz Architects

…”We wanted the house to feel like it had always been there, something that had been rooted to the beautiful saddle,” Jessica Rothschild, LEED AP, says of the green roof. She and partner Reuben Schwartz positioned the building’s fly-ash concrete base partly into the hillside; “Inside the concrete is exposed, and that reinforces how the house is tied to the land,” Rothschild says, noting, too, that the concrete is board-formed to foment a “tactile sense of the outside.”…

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