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Projects > Craven Residence

Location: Jamul, CA
Construction: Straw Bale / Wood Post
Progress: Construction
Year: Design - August 2005, Construction - June 2006
 
Synopsis: The Craven Residence is a 1450 square foot straw bale home. The orientation of the home was set by the views of the local mountains. Features of the house are central fire place and large wrap around porch on the north and west side and a trellis on the south side.
 
Update: After the completion of the design and permit acquisition, the owner decided not to move forward with construction of this project in 2006.
 
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