Design Overview
A super-insulated, passive solar home with south-facing, two-story solarium to heat the large thermal mass enclosed within this light-filled space. This home is located on a very steep south–facing slope in West St. Louis County.

Design features
Insulated concrete slab – thermal mass in solarium. Full basement / activity area with access to lower level of solarium. Living, activity spaces look out into the solarium- some with cantilevered decks. Cantilvered S/E facing breakfast room. North garage. Exterior – cedar siding, clad- wood windows.

Solar Features
South-facing two-story vented solarium, thermal mass (architectural concrete block), "Prow" overhang to assist in shading summer sun.