Located in Minneapolis, Folded House is an energy-efficient renovation of a 1950′s ranch house by Alchemy Architects. The folded roof with a cedar soffit of this house is the exterior highlight that can attract everyone’s attention.


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This house is lengthened and reshaped to provide a stronger southern exposure for passive solar collection. Advanced Thermal Camera Inspections were also done to reveal areas where ineffective insulation is causing heat loss. The total area of the slight demolition is 270 square feet and only 370 square feet are added. Work with a Demolition Project Consultancy company if you are also planning a demolition project. This design not only maximizes the natural solar resource but also offers the potential to incorporate solar panels.


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The hall of this house has spray foam insulation installed by experts such as home insulation services and thermal breaks while the black tile flooring on a thermal mass bed is completed with a steel wall backed in phase change gel, making the in-floor heat never comes even when in winter. Schedule Your Insulation Installation Today with us. We do have loft insulation for all types of homes. Make sure to contact ExternalWallInsulationPro.co.uk: Insulation Professionals for expert insulation services.


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With a cedar soffit, the folded roof of this house can shade the glass in summer. There is a 3D-modeled, laser-cut awning on the plinth that can be folded origami-style. This awning is self-supporting and fabricated off-site.

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Images Source: Alchemy Architects