Sai Developers, Inc. acquired an abandoned two acre parcel in Mint Hill, NC and retained GREENTHINC to develop a feasibility study for a four residence development. The project pursues comprehensive No-Net-Loss development strategies including tree canopy and site carbon storage capacity.
The renovation of this 1936 Plaza-Midwood residence restored this beautiful structure back to it's original character.
Merit Award Winning Entry for the Mecklenburg Times and USGBC-NC Design competition. This design is based on a modern vernacular understanding of Charlotte's climate and historic use of southern yellow pine and red clay brick. This is a Charlotte House reimagined.
* In association with Rick Kazebee
GREENTHINC provided LEED Consulting Gold Level Certification Services for Axiom Architecture and Narmour Wright on the Charlottetown Terrace, Strawn Tower Terrace and Parktowne Terrace residential tower projects for the Charlotte Housing Authority.
Midland Technical College Library earns LEED Certification. GREENTHINC provided LEED consulting services for Randolph & Son Builders for the Columbia, SC based Midland Technical College newest LEED certified facility.
Retiring to North Carolina from upstate Pennsylvania Tom and Louise Cleveland were envisioning a place to continue their arts and hobbies in a warmer winter climate. This 1,728sf two-bay garage addition with a John Deere tractor engine restoration bay and finished craftroom on the second level will serve their needs and become a backdrop for an outdoor dining space as well.
Upon moving to the US the Karlsson family realized the need to expand their Waxhaw, NC residence to accommodate the dual need for a PGA-level golf training facility as well as serve as a barrier to stray tee shots from the 12th hole tee box just a driver's distance away. Coupled with a covered trellis and an outdoor living space for this active golfing family this design concept seamlessly integrates the Old European architecture of the existing home with their newly relocated lifestyle.
The three Mint Hill Middle School classroom buildings serving 6-8 grades each were designed to utilize bilateral daylighting (light from two sides) to maximize the student learning environment while reducing the dependency on electric lighting.
*Images by Perkins+Will
Computer modeling of a proposed full-gut redesign to assist the owners in envisioning the scale of their dream home. With a limited site area the model shows the limits and opportunities of this new project.
As the central North Carolina farm fields gave way to residential zoning the Kirby family jumped at the chance to purchase two acres at low cost and set in motion their intent to build their dream retirement home. Sited, now on four acres, this one level home with three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, an open country kitchen, porches, and three car garage quickly became the home they've always wanted.
In two acres of hardwood trees quietly sits a low- country styled home that the Turner family envisioned years earlier. Over the years, this three bedroom, two bath home has provided a quiet country getaway for the Turner's and their two girls. Lindy Turner says, "I just love this house, this property, it's so quiet and relaxing."