Collection by Sara Ost

Touring the Breezehouse by Blu Homes

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Dwell's popular Home Tours included a Breezehouse by Blu Homes in Healdsburg as a bonus tour during this spring's Marin Home Tours. With our annual Prefab issue now out on newsstands, we paid a visit so that online readers could get a closer look and learn more about the prefab home's innovative design from its owner, designer Jo Cooper, as well as Blu Homes West Coast project manager, Jeff Morter. Enjoy our slideshow, and be sure to sign up for upcoming Dwell Home Tours near you!

Cooper and her husband went in for a saltwater pool, a welcome cooling-off hangout for hot Healdsburg days - though not…
Another shot of the pool and outdoor entertaining space. The pool is made with Pebble Tec, a stone aggregate that…
The deck is shaded by an awning made of reclaimed factory catwalk. The deck itself is sustainable ipe wood that is…
A view of the xeriscaped backyard.
One of many thoughtful modern design touches we like is the clear screen over the front entrance.
The living room and Breezeway. "It's designed to conduct breezes, and the clerestory windows have a convection effect,"…
The kitchen features a Walker Zanger backsplash and Caesarstone counters. The plumbing is Kohler. Beyond is a walkway…
Every Blu Home ("There are nine in the Bay Area," says Morter) comes with the choice of a suite of high-end finishes…
Another view of the kitchen.
One of our favorite features was the wall of storage cubbies leading from the main entrance to the kitchen. Cooper…
The second bedroom. Cooper and her family find themselves spending more and more time at the home, which was completed…
The bathroom features a "bathing cabinet" that is ever-so-slightly graded for drainage. "I was skeptical," says Cooper,…
A layout of the home and grounds. The home's three modules house a library, guest room with office ("Our daughter often…
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