A Japanese inspired house designed by award winning architect Chris Hays of Hays/Ewing Design Studio who combines sustainability with modern design. The house is terraced into a wooded hillside affording a quiet and contemplative environment on this 3 acre wooded lot. The upper floor includes open Living, Dining and Kitchen areas, and Master bedroom suite. Pool level has 2 bedrooms, artist studio, office and pool room.

Featured on the cover of Abode, and in the book: 50 US Architects


  • 150 Best Sustainable House Ideas

Features Include:

  • Siding: Custom milled cedar ship and Hardi Panel siding
  • Roofing: Galvalume standing seam metal roofing, custom gutters
  • Terraces: poured colored concrete
  • Windows: Eagle
  • Interior floors: white oak and tile, basement floors: colored concrete
  • Insulation: open cell foam
  • Exterior Walls: SIPS panels
  • Foundation walls: Superior cast concrete walls with integral styrofaom insulation
  • HVAC: Radiant floors, forced air on heat pump
  • Solar heated Hot water system

Photographer: Prakash Patel