27 Oct '11, 7pm

A Craftsman-Style House, a Moderate Price Tag, LEED Gold—in Dallas?

A Craftsman-Style House, a Moderate Price Tag, LEED Gold—in Dallas?

“We kept hearing that people were sick of the ‘North Dallas special,’ and we were, too,” says Branan, referring to the McMansions typical to Dallas suburbs that were popping up in Lakewood Heights. She points out that when the new, Craftsman-style spec house was completed, “the neighbors said, ‘thank you.’” In fact, 6218 Llano has been so well received that Greenbrook Homes has launched a similar house project two blocks away. The new project, though, pushes things even further—thanks to details like solar panels and doors made of recycled wheat, it’s LEED platinum.

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