The Jaska Nolan residence is a 6,350 square foot, 3 story gut-remodel located above Cottonwood Creek Park in Encinitas, CA. We deconstructed the previous building instead of demolishing it, which had both environmental and monetary benefits. By maintaining the original structural components of the building, we reduced the energy- and resource-intensive manufacturing of new materials. All of the materials that could be reused (doors, windows, plumbing fixtures, scrap wood etc) were either donated or recycled. The tax write-off for donating reusable material helps lower reconstruction costs and keeps items out of the landfill.
This project earned GreenPoint RATED Gold Certification through Build It Green, which is a program that signifies an environmental consciousness throughout every aspect of the project. Some “green” features of the project include an 8.12 kW roof-mounted solar PV system, solar thermal water heating, low/zero VOC paints and sealants, and drywall that absorbs VOCs. With a hidden spiral staircase and second-story deck connecting the main house and roof of the garage, this property has many interesting architectural features as well.
NIGHT AND DAY
Slide the vertical bar left and right to see before and after.