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SONOMA COUNTY,  CALIFORNIA


Set upon 3.5 bucolic acres just north of Petaluma, this raw land will be transformed into a property that blends local vernacular architecture commonly found from the 1890s with organic site features. The main house design incorporates passive heating and cooling systems: the cupolas provide a chimney-like component to maximize air flow; there is a northern courtyard with windows & doors connected to the entire house that allow for natural air-conditioning; shade on the south elevation reduces sunlight in the summer but allows maximum light in the winter.