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The Yoga Studio, Bluemont, VA, United States 
Friday 14 Dec 2007
 
Carter + Burton's Yoga Studio achieves LEED gold certification 
 
Photo credit Daniel Afzal 
 
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Sustainable design features include curved SIPs, pollution abatement concrete, and a green roof. 

This house is an efficient shape lightly set behind a rock ledge on a wooded lot. It has curved Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), in-floor beds, living roof, TX Active pollution abatement cement at exterior kitchen element, 22” (reclaimed) poplar boards for custom concrete forms reused as interior finish and a maintenance-free siding. There are stainless 2x2 ceiling tiles to reflecting indirect light, terrazzo ground floors and counter top made from over pours, beeswax wall finish on no V.O.C. MDF sheathing on all straight walls – no drywall. There are custom steel handrails with Fossil Faux grass and resin panels as art, custom steel and wood ship ladder, custom fir doors, windows, and cabinets built 10 miles away, colored glass tile in bathroom, geothermal heat pump, HRV, and in-floor heat, remote internet monitoring, energy efficient LED lights, Yang light, all in one washer-dryer and carbon fiber benches.

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Carter Burton Architects
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