ROBINSON NET-ZERO HOUSE 

 

This ultra green cottage was built for Peter Robinson, CEO of the David Suzuki Foundation to facilitate weekend conferences. The cottage uses solar thermal panels to meet most of its heating and hot water needs. Rain water is collected in basement tanks for drinking and irrigation of an extensive vegetable garden. Stone quarried from a nearby hilltop and cedar milled from an adjacent property help to harmonize the cottage with the surrounding environment.

LOCATION

Mayne Island, BC

 

CLIENT

Peter Robinson

 

SIZE

1,000 square feet

 

SERVICES

Architectural

PARTNER

Richard Iredale