Bavarian Cottage



We were given the task to build a house based on a 400 year old cottage.

  • Scope: Find land and Build a Bavarian Cottage based on a picture from a book. Cottage must look like a 14th century construction but also function as a modern comfortable energy efficient home.
  • Tasks: Design, Draft Plans, Anticipate and Internalize Client Aesthetics, Build
  • Features: Full ICF basement, FormaDrain footer drain and Radon system, Super Insulated Stick Framing Technique, Radiant Floor Heating, Curved Ridge to echo sagging effects over time, Custom Site Built windows and Shutters, Site Built Doors, Interior Wood Trim Carvings, Stucco and Antique Timber Frame cladding, Energy Efficient Ventilation, Modern Conveniences