Project: Days' Light Townhouse Condoinium
Location: Cambridge, MA
Developer: James Piatt & Patricia Cole
Date Completed: 1982
Construction Cost: $180,000
Project Architect: Piatt Associates inc.
Establishing conceptual goals for the firms subsequent projects, two attached townhouses of 2100 and 1650 square feet on a redeveloped school site achieved objectives for passive solar, sustainable design with an innovative development/financing concept and a successful marketing effort. Features include natural daylight in every room, even on the north side, private outdoor gardens, balconies or roof terrace for every space in each townhouse, passive solar greenhouses that function as heat energy collector and super insulation for primary living spaces, private sauna, contemporary woodstoves and open plan living floors designed for the party.