Boise had no urban growth boundry restrictions, but David Hale was drawn to an underutilized residential zone that encouraged infill and higher-density development.
While many of these high-density concepts work best where the target is empty-nesters or young couples without children, the secluded lane is great for families.
This last concept is the exception on several fronts. It can be used on sloping or wooded sites, and it can accommodate ranch walk-outs and larger homes than the other high-density plans.
A report released by the Davis Energy Group and the California Energy Commission concluded that automatic ventilation cooling technology combined with building design provides cooling capabilities while reducing energy consumption.
Trailer-able manufactured homes took a publicity beating on television and in newspapers, even though those built since 1994 code upgrades weathered the storm as well, structurally, as site-built homes.