Todd Jersey Architecture

Underwood Grasso


UNDERWOOD GRASSO RESIDENCE

For their home in Potter Valley, California, the Grasso-Underwood family wanted a residence that would suit its rural setting and cool and heat itself naturally. Rammed-earth construction-an ancient building technique now enjoying a renaissance-was the perfect solution: the walls absorb excess heat in the summer, store needed heat in the winter, and blend almost invisibly into their surroundings.