Green Homes, Post and Beam and Timber Frame Homes Blog by Jeremy Bonin, AIA NCARB LEED AP, and Kimberly Bonin of Bonin Architects and Associates, PLLC. Topics include sustainable living, green building, and green building including timber framing, structural insulated panels, and alternative energy systems, the costs involved, and information on builders and materials. Ask questions and share your comments!
We're excited to get new
photos of our clients’ energy efficient vacation home in Maine!
The architectural design incorporates:
Small footprint to minimize carbon
efficiency in all four New England seasons
Environmentally conscious to
minimize site impact
Low maintenance and durability, easy
to open and close up
Security in rural setting
Take advantage of lake views
Possible addition in future
ArchitectJeremy Bonin translated these ideas into an energy efficient home plan,
incorporating these sustainable design considerations:
solar design, with the first floor receiving the low winter sun (early morning
and late evening sun) under the varied depth of the porch roof. The second floor, with a moderate roof
overhang, will always hav... read more at Post and Beam - Timber Frame Blog Posted 8 weeks 4 days ago.
all voters, this Night Pasture Farm project won
the People’s Choice Award at the 2013
American Institute of Architects NH Excellence in Architecture Design Awards
Ceremony in Bedford, NH on January 11, 2013!
entry was judged on overall design excellence including aesthetics, clarity,
creativity, appropriate functionality, sustainability, building performance,
and appropriateness with regard to fulfilling the client's program. The entries
are previewed in the January/February 2013 issue of NH Home Magazine.
Partner and Architect
Jeremy Bonin describes the project: “The clients sought a unique home; a timber
frame yet not ‘barn like’. They felt posts should feel like trees and support
the roof overhead, like a forest grove... read more at Post and Beam - Timber Frame Blog Posted 16 weeks 4 days ago.
Bonin Architects welcomes Scott McCullough to our architectural firm!
Scott received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural Studies and Masters Degree in Architecture from Norwich University in Northfield, Vermont. Much of his career has been spent working on Martha’s Vineyard for Hutker Architects working on both modern and traditionally designed custom homes. He has also been involved in designing custom homes on the North Shore of Boston for coastal and agrarian settings. In 2008 he earned the LEED AP designation from the USGBC, and since then has received the LEED AP for Homes specialty designation. As part of each project he enjoys strategizing for sustainable living, and implementing those ideas into the design... read more at Post and Beam - Timber Frame Blog Posted 22 weeks 10 hours ago.