Arcadia is a one-story mass timber geo-solar home on a hillside walk-out basement foundation.
Mass timber is known for its earthquake and fire resistance, and Southern Pine mass timber stores energy in its resin- making it ideal for solar homes.

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Modern home with Exterior, House Building Type, Gable RoofLine, and Shingles Roof Material. Arcadia by Enertia® , built by the homeowner from a prefab pre-cut and numbered package on his poured concrete foundation Photo  of Arcadia

Arcadia by Enertia® , built by the homeowner from a prefab pre-cut and numbered package on his poured concrete foundation

Modern home with Exterior, House Building Type, Gable RoofLine, and Shingles Roof Material. Arcadia by Enertia® - The basement level is walk-out on the mountainside, so steep one walk-out is onto a raised deck. Photo 2 of Arcadia

Arcadia by Enertia® - The basement level is walk-out on the mountainside, so steep one walk-out is onto a raised deck.

Modern home with Hallway and Slate Floor. This is the Arcadia sunspace -the "engine room" of the Enertia® home. Photo 3 of Arcadia

This is the Arcadia sunspace -the "engine room" of the Enertia® home.

Modern home with Living Room, Pendant Lighting, and Vinyl Floor. Living Room of the Arcadia by Enertia®. The mass timber walls store solar energy and release it at night. Photo 4 of Arcadia

Living Room of the Arcadia by Enertia®. The mass timber walls store solar energy and release it at night.

Modern home with Kitchen, Metal Counter, Track Lighting, Metal Backsplashe, Vinyl Floor, Drop In Sink, and Wood Cabinet. The Arcadia kitchen, with cabinets built by the homeowner, who also assembled the pre-cut, numbered kit. Photo 5 of Arcadia

The Arcadia kitchen, with cabinets built by the homeowner, who also assembled the pre-cut, numbered kit.

Builder
  • Home Owner
Photographer
  • Emily Will

Overview

Bedrooms
  • 2
  • Full Baths
  • 2
  • Partial Baths
  • 1
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Style
  • Scandanavian
  • Year
  • 1996
  • Square Feet
  • 1152