Projects

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The Haliburton County Public Library
The Haliburton County Public Library

Wilberforce Branch -Built by the 2013 Fleming College Sustainable Building Design & Construction program. -Concept Sketch Throughout the building, the student's craftsmanship is evident.

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The Haliburton County Public Library
The Haliburton County Public Library

This super efficient building features: -straw bale, and double stud exterior walls with clay plaster -Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) frost walls -Structural Insulated Panel (SIP) Roof -Passive solar design -Air sourced heat pump heating and air conditioning -locally sourced timbers and siding

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The Haliburton County Public Library
The Haliburton County Public Library

The upper clerestory roof lets plenty of sunlight into the north half of the library, adding a bright and airy feeling to the space.

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The Haliburton County Public Library
The Haliburton County Public Library

Wilberforce Branch -Built by the 2013 Fleming College Sustainable Building Design & Construction program. -Concept Sketch Throughout the building, the student's craftsmanship is evident.

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The Barnes Cottage
The Barnes Cottage

This beautiful cottage will feature a gorgeous timber frame designed by Whippletree Timber Framing. -Concept sketch

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The Barnes Cottage
The Barnes Cottage

This cottage will have Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) stem walls, pre-fabricated straw bale panel walls, Raycore panel roofs and that incredible cruck frame from Whippletree Timber Framing.

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The Barnes Cottage
The Barnes Cottage

This cottage will have Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) stem walls, pre-fabricated straw bale panel walls, Raycore panel roofs and that incredible cruck frame from Whippletree Timber Framing.

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The Barnes Cottage
The Barnes Cottage

This beautiful cottage will feature a gorgeous timber frame designed by Whippletree Timber Framing. -Concept sketch

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The Jones Cottage
The Jones Cottage

This is an initial concept sketch.

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The Jones Cottage
The Jones Cottage

The cottage is taking shape as a 3D CAD model.

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The Jones Cottage
The Jones Cottage

The interior is just about done. See the upper clerestory windows, adding plenty of light.

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The Jones Cottage
The Jones Cottage

This is an initial concept sketch.

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Froats Deck
Froats Deck

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The Froats Family Cottage
The Froats Family Cottage

This beautiful timber framed cottage was built near Bancroft for the Froats Family. A very warm and friendly cottage for an extremely warm and friendly family. It holds a special place for us and is one of the last homes we built as HavenCraft Homes, before we transitioned to design only.

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The Froats Family Cottage
The Froats Family Cottage

Exterior view

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Froats Deck
Froats Deck

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Alexander Acres Organic Farm
Alexander Acres Organic Farm

Concept sketch of this straw bale farm house built for a hard working organic farm family.

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Alexander Acres Organic Farm
Alexander Acres Organic Farm

3D CAD model

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Alexander Acres Organic Farm
Alexander Acres Organic Farm

The finished kitchen.

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Alexander Acres Organic Farm
Alexander Acres Organic Farm

Concept sketch of this straw bale farm house built for a hard working organic farm family.

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The Marcotte Home
The Marcotte Home

We started the construction of our home in the summer of 1999 and moved in that winter. Over the years, it has evolved and we can honestly say that we feel it is now done!

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The Marcotte Home
The Marcotte Home

The homes features are: -slab on grade foundation with in-floor radiant heating -post and beam log frame, some exposed some hidden -straw bale walls with cement/lime base plaster and lime finish plaster -passive solar design -geothermal heating -Grid-tied solar array making the home Net-zero+ (make more energy than we use) -triple glazed windows -Enviroshake roof

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The Marcotte Home
The Marcotte Home

The blacksmith shop -my son Andrew built the forge for me!

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The Marcotte Home
The Marcotte Home

We started the construction of our home in the summer of 1999 and moved in that winter. Over the years, it has evolved and we can honestly say that we feel it is now done!

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