Visionary builder tops the spec residential home building market with a high tech energy independent home. by Eva Otto & Susi Musi, Graphics by Wing Yu February 24, 2016 Who would have imagined 30 years ago that there would be a market for homes that could dismantle intrusive drones, operate with a smartphone, and produce 100%
Green Guru’s to Lead the “Behind the Walls Tour” of Seattle’s first “EMF Reduced” Rowhome Community SEATTLE- Isola Homes, Seattle’s leading green home builder and local building biologists to demonstrate key construction techniques for VIDA, the green community design of 15 row homes in the Central district, located at 120 20th Avenue, on October 4, 2015, from 1:00 p.m.
Seattle’s Central District is poised to outperform many of Seattle’s best neighborhoods for walkability, connectivity, and social mobility.
Get there Pronto with a new cycle sharing system with 500 bikes and 50 stations across Seattle. Pronto bikes can be rented from and then returned to any station in the system, creating an efficient network with many possible points and combinations of departure and arrival. Hop on the bus, Gus. Unlike Uber, OneBusAway provides access to real-time arrival and schedule
When property owner Dana Stream was approached by Isola Homes, one of Seattle’s fastest growing homebuilders she had something unique in mind for selling her urban in-city lot. Stream didn’t want her property to turn into just another townhome community. She wanted to ensure that the builder focused on the design, health and wellness of
Did you miss the Green Home Tour? Click here to watch the video of homes on the tour. Thanks to everyone for making the tour a success! We had over 2,000 folks tour 35 different homes on the around King County. Hope to see you next year!
Don’t miss one of Seattle’s most innovative new homes on the Green Home Tour in the Maple Leaf neighborhood. This amazing 3-story, 2 bedroom/2bath backyard cottage is going beyond green home standards to invite homeowners and builders to redefine what it means to live in a healthy home. The Lifestream Cottage is designed
Don’t Miss out on Rainwater Rebates! Come Learn How to Build a Raingarden! Many neighborhoods in Seattle are now eligible for up to 100% assistance for building raingardens and installing cisterns in their home gardens. In an effort sponsored by King County’s Rainwise program to better manage the city’s stormwater local non-profits have partnered with the
Joining the Green Home Tour this year is a sustainability stop that brings art, culture and green building technology together. On April 26th the public will have an opportunity for a “behind the scenes” look inside Taproot Theatre Company’s newly constructed Kendall Center located on the site of the Eleanor Roosevelt Building that was destroyed