This early Aladdin kit house, gutted and abandoned in mid-renovation, needed many practical and aesthetic renovations-- within the restrictions of the historic district. We chose materials for their longevity, historical relevence, and eco-friendliness. Repurposed items function alongside the latest in “green” practices, such as reusing wood, doors, and cabinets; installing insulation made from recycled soda bottles; and applying a 5V metal roof. Energy Star appliances and state-of-the-art wiring and plumbing reduce utility demand and cost.
Careful design created better flow and comfort for modern living, in harmony with extant features such as the lovely but non-functioning fireplace which mirrors a new high efficiency gas fireplace. Our collaborative efforts and commitment earned the LEED Silver certification as well as a feature in Fine Homebuilding magazine.The McCullough renovation was granted the Green Home of the Year 2012 award as Best Historical Renovation.

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Modern home with Outdoor, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, Decking Patio, Porch, Deck, and Wood Patio, Porch, Deck. Rear Entry Photo 2 of The McCullough ProjectView Photos

Rear Entry

Modern home with Living Room, Medium Hardwood Floor, Ceiling Lighting, Gas Burning Fireplace, Wall Lighting, Bookcase, Media Cabinet, Coffee Tables, and Chair. Living Room Photo 5 of The McCullough ProjectView Photos

Living Room

Modern home with Staircase, Wood Railing, and Wood Tread. Stairwell Photo 6 of The McCullough ProjectView Photos

Stairwell

Modern home with Medium Hardwood Floor, Ceiling Lighting, Chair, Bed, Wardrobe, Bookcase, Storage, Dresser, Windows, Double Hung Window Type, and Wood. Master Bedroom Photo 7 of The McCullough ProjectView Photos

Master Bedroom

Modern home with Storage Room and Shelves Storage Type. Rear Entry Shoe Shelves Photo 8 of The McCullough ProjectView Photos

Rear Entry Shoe Shelves

Modern home with Outdoor. Front Before Photo 9 of The McCullough ProjectView Photos

Front Before

Modern home with Living Room. Living Room Before Photo 10 of The McCullough ProjectView Photos

Living Room Before

Architect
  • Sophie Piesse
Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Full Baths
  • 3
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Style
  • Traditional
  • Year
  • 1915
  • Square Feet
  • 2794
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