Zero – Energy at The Ridge

Building elements which are responsive to their environment become inherently part of the identity of a community’s style. The climate of the low country of South Carolina led to architectural design considerations that respond to the need for shade, natural ventilation, and access to daylight while inviting interaction among family and neighbors. The deep, social porches for gathering, expansive roof overhangs for shading, and well placed windows and ventilating shutters all solved the design problem while creating an architecture of place.

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