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Exterior Photos



View from the driveway...



Entrance blue glass bottle-wall and custom made front door...



Drawing of front porch...before construction...



Southwestern architecture with exposed pine logs, niche and mission bell....



Southern elevation with direct solar gain...



Screened-in Arizona Room on the west side...



Arizona Room green & yellow bottle-wall, niche and wood burning adobe pizza oven...



Arizona Room kiva fireplace with tile accents and propane stub...



Arizona Room posts and beams milled from trees from the property...



Arizona Room "Sunroof", designed to let in light but not rain...



View from the west...



North porch reclaimed brick patio...



North porch reclaimed door and window trimmed out with pine from property...



North porch stucco walls, bullnozed corners and ponderosa pine ceiling...



Rainwater gathering cisterns totalling 3500 gallons...



Custom made Mechanical Room door made with reclaimed wood...



View from the northeast...



Close-up of Mission Bell found in Taos, New Mexico...



Solar panels installed on the Plenum above clerestroy windows...



Batch-style solar water heater enclosure that will house two 40 gallon water tanks...



Standing seam metal roof and ventilation covers...

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