CUSTOM RESIDENTIAL JOHNSON-THEIS RESIDENCE GRATON, CA
OSA designed this 5,500 square foot passive solar home in Sonoma County. The residence consists of a large great room for entertaining up to 20 people, a master bedroom suite, library, two home offices, guest bedroom suite, prep kitchen next to the great room, an entry bridge and a wine cellar. Photovoltaics, solar hot water, PISE earth walls, and recycled & certified lumber are integrated into the design. Garden terraces for outdoor entertaining wrap around the north and south sides of the residence.
Featured in: -2003 National Solar Tour (American Solar Energy Society & US Dept. of Energy) -Bon Appetit, April 2004, "It's Easy Being Green" by Monica Parcel -2005 Marin-Sonoma Build It Green: Home Tour (awarded "Best Large New Custom Home" & "People's Choice Award") -Good Green Kitchens (2006) by Jennifer Roberts (Gibbs Smith)