The Margarido House has been in the news a lot lately. It's no wonder -- it's virtually certain that the 4,600-square foot Oakland home will be the first in Northern California to win the LEED-H Platinum rating.
posted originally from: AT:San Francisco
The house is in one of the neighborhoods affected by the 1991 fire
. Elements included in the home on Margarido Drive are concrete, steel and aluminum, Heath Ceramics tiles and reused kiln shelves, a living roof, and drought-resistant landscaping.
Click here for Zahid Sardar's article about the Margarido House from yesterday's Chronicle, and here for last Wednesday's.
Images: Melissa Kaseman / Courtesy Mike McDonald