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A home with centuries old roots, nears the modern ideal of net zero energy usage. #adaptivereuse @JoebMooreArch

A home with centuries old roots, nears the modern ideal of net zero energy usage. #adaptivereuse @JoebMooreArch

There is a tendency to resort to reductive binaries when engaging architectural work: i.e. inside/outside, old/new, presence/absence, and light/dark. For architect Joeb Moore , principal of Joeb Moore & Partners LLC , this view is myopic to the point of being misrepresentational. All experience of constructed space occurs on a spectrum. In his architectural practice, Moore seeks to not only dissolve such illusory boundaries, but also to demonstrate the systematic interconnectivity of the home. Each room communes in both spirit and function with every other part of the house. And the house itself is in deep ecological interaction with its surroundings. Moore’s ideas about the holistic nature of architecture took tangible form with River Residence, a home nestled deep in the New England countryside. Moore and his team created a residential space that offers comfort while cha...

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