Chrysalis Residence

WholeTrees Residential

Completed: 2006 Location: Avalanche, WI The Chrysalis farm house‚Äôs branched timber structure was harvested entirely on farm grounds, and skidded to their building site by the resident draft horse. Its straw bale envelope keeps the home warm during the harsh Wisconsin winters. An attached solar greenhouse provides food and heat, while incorporating a greywater filtration system. The Chrysalis house caught …