Designed by architecture firm Arkin Tilt, Bernie Tershy and Erika Zavaleta’s 2,500-square-foot straw-bale home marries cutting-edge green technology with natural building techniques and locally sourced materials.  Photo 1 of 5 in Celebrate the Last Weekend of Summer With These 25 Picks For an Epic Labor Day from Green Zero-Energy Family Home in Santa Cruz

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Designed by architecture firm Arkin Tilt, Bernie Tershy and Erika Zavaleta’s 2,500-square-foot straw-bale home marries cutting-edge green technology with natural building techniques and locally sourced materials.