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Best Green Houses


Tree People: A three-part series on small-scale living kicks off with a tiny home that celebrates Tu B'Shevat.

Golany Architects
January 2011

By David Sokol

Two Tree House
Photo courtesy Golany Architects
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When Tel Aviv–based architect Yaron Golany’s sister accepted a tutoring position outside Jerusalem, near their parents, the family realized that her residence could be built on its thickly wooded property. But Golany, who runs Golany Architects with his wife Galit, hesitated to cut down any homestead trees. In response, the tightly knit team decided that it should bend the home to the forest rather than remove the site’s original, leafy occupants…


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