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2011 Best Small Residential
Quilter Residence

Project Statistics
Location: Laguna Beach, California
Type: Private Residence-Custom Home
Size: 1,600 sq. ft.
ICF Use: 1,900 sq. ft. (All exterior walls) plus 1300 sq. ft. of interior wall and 1,300 of landscaping.
Cost: $750,000
Total Construction Time: 13 months
ICF Installation time: 14 days

Construction Team
Owner: Patrick Quilter
General Contractor: Gregg Abel Construction
ICF Installer: Penna Construction
Form Distributor: Russ Wiersman
Architect: Gregg Abel Construction
Engineer: Leo Burke
ICF System: Fox Blocks

Fast Facts

  • 3" foam insulation in roof
  • Photovoltaics, LED lighting, pervious concrete, xeriscaping
  • 68 structural cedar beams shaped by hand
  • ICF radius tower penetrated by two elliptical arches
  • Multiple ICF wall intersections, all corners given "soft radius"


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