This is a compelling story about combining the precision and speed of factory building with the unique features of a house specifically designed for the owners and the site. By building the house parts – modules – and foundations concurrently in two different locations, the house was ready for move-in just four months after the modules were delivered. The total elapsed construction time was halved in comparison to traditional building practices. Read More >

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Great Homes and Destinations Section

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“7 top architects and designers make an open-and-shut case
for window selection.”
February 2011

Coastal Magazine, San Diego Union-Tribune weekend insert

“Eco-Nests By the Sea”
Grand Opening – Innovative Remodel Turns Tract House
into an Airy Sunlit Showpiece

July 2010
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The San Diego Daily Transcript

Architecture & Design
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sdhome Magazine

“Environmental Phoenix”
Summer 2007
Story by Ann Jarmusch

San Diego Home/Garden magazine

Invited Juror, “Home of the Year” Competition
November 2003

Canadian Homes and Cottages

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UCLA Publications

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1992

Architects + Artisans

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April 21, 2011

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San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles

Best Green Project
Cool, Clean and Green
February 2010

The New York Times

Great Homes and Destinations
In British Columbia, an Island Spot Perfect for Wildlife Lovers
May 12, 2009

San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine

Mission Hills Bath featured.
January 2007

San Diego Home/Garden magazine

“Great Kitchens for San Diego Lifestyles”
Feature: Upscale Kitchen Renovation
November 2003

Canadian Homes and Cottages

“Bridging the Gap”
Feature: Salt Spring Island residence
Summer 2003

Talk with Tricia

Radio Program
Interview with Heather Johnston
November 2003

Home & Garden Television

What’s With That House?
Air Times: July 18, 19 and 31, 2007

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Featured in the weekly Union-Tribune
Coastal San Diego Homes Magazine

“Outside the Box”
June 2014

Featured article in the AIA Custom Residential Architects Network Chronicle

“Casabrava: Building a modern, light-filled, energy efficient house in half the normal time”
May 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

See a La Jolla house get ‘stacked’
Saturday, August 18, 2012

Real Estate North, San Diego Union-Tribune weekend insert

Mission Hills home rebuilt from the ashes – only better
November 21, 2010

KUSI TV Morning Show

“Cool, Clean and Green” project featured on
KUSI TV Morning Show, February 10, 2010

The New York Times

Great Homes and Destinations
In British Columbia, an Island Spot Perfect for Wildlife Lovers
May 12, 2009

San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine

“Modern ‘Graceland’ family rebuilds a home in Mission Hills.”
December 2006

Home Plan Ideas, a Better Homes and Gardens publication

“608 is all it Takes”
Feature: Weekend retreat cottage
March/April 2000

Heather Johnston Architect wins a HOME OF THE YEAR
San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles

Natural Rewards
February 2012

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Distinguished Digs
Integrated architecture La Jolla home embodies
three designs in one

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Cool, Clean and Green/Su Mei Yu House – a co-hosted event with architect Heather Johnston, AIA and Public Architecture, at the 2010 Best Green Project Home of the Year, and to honor AIA San Diego’s Fellow Richard Heinz, FAIA.

View details (PDF) »

The San Diego Business Journal

“In the LEED: More Home Builders Following Green Practices”
October 26, 2009

The San Diego Union-Tribune

“Green Light”
June 17, 2007
Story by Ann Jarmusch

San Diego magazine

“A Classic Gets A Modern Update”
July 2005

Canadian Homes and Cottages

“Remote Retreat”
Feature: Salt Spring Island residence
December 2002

Real Estate News

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1997

This is a compelling story about combining the precision and speed of factory building with the unique features of a house specifically designed for the owners and the site. By building the house parts – modules – and foundations concurrently in two different locations, the house was ready for move-in just four months after the modules were delivered. The total elapsed construction time was halved in comparison to traditional building practices. Read More >

SD_HomeGardenLifestyles_Cover-th

houzz_logo

Featured in the weekly Union-Tribune
Coastal San Diego Homes Magazine

“Outside the Box”
June 2014

The New York Times
Great Homes and Destinations Section

What You Get…
May 7, 2014

Featured article in the AIA Custom Residential Architects Network Chronicle

“Casabrava: Building a modern, light-filled, energy efficient house in half the normal time”
May 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

See a La Jolla house get ‘stacked’
Saturday, August 18, 2012

Heather Johnston Architect wins a HOME OF THE YEAR
San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles

Natural Rewards
February 2012

San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine

“7 top architects and designers make an open-and-shut case
for window selection.”
February 2011

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Distinguished Digs
Integrated architecture La Jolla home embodies
three designs in one

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Architects + Artisans

An Architect Who Watches and Waits
April 21, 2011

Heather Johnston Architect wins a HOME OF THE YEAR
San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles

Best Green Project
Cool, Clean and Green
February 2010

Real Estate North, San Diego Union-Tribune weekend insert

Mission Hills home rebuilt from the ashes – only better
November 21, 2010

KUSI TV Morning Show

“Cool, Clean and Green” project featured on
KUSI TV Morning Show, February 10, 2010

The New York Times

Great Homes and Destinations
In British Columbia, an Island Spot Perfect for Wildlife Lovers
May 12, 2009

Home & Garden Television

What’s With That House?
Air Times: July 18, 19 and 31, 2007

San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine

“Modern ‘Graceland’ family rebuilds a home in Mission Hills.”
December 2006

Talk with Tricia

Radio Program
Interview with Heather Johnston
November 2003

San Diego Home/Garden magazine

“Great Kitchens for San Diego Lifestyles”
Feature: Upscale Kitchen Renovation
November 2003

Coastal Magazine, San Diego Union-Tribune weekend insert

“Eco-Nests By the Sea”
Grand Opening – Innovative Remodel Turns Tract House
into an Airy Sunlit Showpiece

July 2010
Story by Ann Jarmusch

The San Diego Daily Transcript

Architecture & Design
5 spotlights on AIA San Diego’s lead architects and designers
September 24, 2009

The New York Times

Great Homes and Destinations
In British Columbia, an Island Spot Perfect for Wildlife Lovers
May 12, 2009

The San Diego Business Journal

“In the LEED: More Home Builders Following Green Practices”
October 26, 2009

Cool, Clean and Green/Su Mei Yu House – a co-hosted event with architect Heather Johnston, AIA and Public Architecture, at the 2010 Best Green Project Home of the Year, and to honor AIA San Diego’s Fellow Richard Heinz, FAIA.

View details (PDF) »

San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine

Mission Hills Bath featured.
January 2007

sdhome Magazine

“Environmental Phoenix”
Summer 2007
Story by Ann Jarmusch

The San Diego Union-Tribune

“Green Light”
June 17, 2007
Story by Ann Jarmusch

San Diego magazine

“A Classic Gets A Modern Update”
July 2005

San Diego Home/Garden magazine

Invited Juror, “Home of the Year” Competition
November 2003

Canadian Homes and Cottages

“Bridging the Gap”
Feature: Salt Spring Island residence
Summer 2003

Canadian Homes and Cottages

“Bridging the Gap”
Feature: Salt Spring Island residence
Summer 2003

Canadian Homes and Cottages

“Remote Retreat”
Feature: Salt Spring Island residence
December 2002

Home Plan Ideas, a Better Homes and Gardens publication

“608 is all it Takes”
Feature: Weekend retreat cottage
March/April 2000

Real Estate News

“Big Design, Small Space”
1997

UCLA Publications

“Architecture on the Edge”
1992