La Casa Verde

2007 Sunset Idea Home

John Lum Architecture was the architect and interior designer of the 2007 Sunset Idea Home, located in San Francisco’s Mission District. The home, designed to be one of the first LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified residential remodeled homes in the nation, is livable and contemporary without being minimal. It features cutting-edge technology including: photovoltaic electrical generation, a wind turbine, gray-water system, “smart” computer-controlled house system, living roofs and ecological materials, yielding a self-sustaining house with zero-net energy usage.