Merit Award: Eclectic Kitchen

View All 6 Photos

Green principles guide the remodel of a cramped kitchen.

Play slideshow

Challenge: Work within existing footprint to improve a cramped kitchen’s functionality; minimize environmental impact; maximize energy efficiency. Key details: Re-orientation of kitchen to capture view, reuse of materials, FSC-certified wood for cabinets, soy-based glues. Judging notes: “A very nice job, cleanly done.” “Eclectic.”

Location: Tucson, Ariz.
Designer and Contractor: Eren Design and Remodel, Tucson, Ariz.

See a related article about this project.

See list of all 2008 RDA winners.