Little House on the Ferry

Little House on the Ferry



CLT’s were utilized as a construction solution for a seasonal residence that can be applied to remote locations, including the many beautiful and difficult-to-access islands off the coast of Maine. The residence, Little House on the Ferry, consists of three small structures—a living unit and two bedroom units that are linked by an exterior deck—that follow the land’s topography and are arranged to create a loosely enclosed outdoor space that can be accessed from multiple points.

Coastal Residence

Coastal Residence



Situated in far northeastern Maine, the Cobscook Bay House is a modest two-bedroom house of 1400 square feet based on the principals of the Passive House standard. Responding to the client’s desire for an open, yet private and remote site, the design is quite compact, yet provides distinct spaces on all sides specifically located to views of the bay and surrounding coastline.

Quincy Bay Residence

Quincy Bay Residence



Located on an east-facing oceanfront lot in densely populated Quincy, Massachusetts, this custom-designed, single-family residence employs a traditional peaked roof form to fit in with the surrounding neighborhood, but still differentiates itself as a contemporary home.

Wellesley Residence

Wellesley Residence



Wellesley Residence The Wellesley Residence replaces a modest colonial in a suburban enclave whose postwar housing stock is rapidly giving way to larger single-family homes. The new house’s exterior reflects the owners’ desire that it fit comfortably in this context while avoiding the weaker points of its neighbors: traditional two-story homes whose facades are dominated…

Cousins River Residence

Cousins River Residence



GO Logic recently completed the design and construction of a new high-performance, contemporary residence on the bluff of the Cousins River in Southern Maine. The residence sits in a clearing, providing ample passive solar gain, and surrounded by a wooded site at the edge of the Cousins River estuary. Beautiful views through the pine forest offer glimpses of the estuary and wildlife beyond.

Hayfield House Passive House

Hayfield House Passive House



A gently sloping 3 acre, tree-rimmed hayfield is the proposed site for a 2,100 square-foot, three-bedroom residence that is on target to be Passive House certified. Designed with both growth of this three-child family, and energy efficiency in mind, GO Logic designed a flexible and adaptable space that uses 90% less energy for space heating than standard construction.

The GO Home Passive House

The GO Home Passive House



Distinctions: LEED Platinum certification; 1st Passive House–certified home in Maine, 12th certified in U.S.; USGBC Residential Project of the Year Award 2011; EcoHome Magazine Design Merit Award, 2011; TreeHugger, Best Passive House of the Year Award 2012
The goal of the project was to demonstrate a development model for a near-zero-energy building built at costs comparable to standard residential construction.

Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage

Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage



Belfast Cohousing and Ecovillage is a precedent setting, 36 unit, Passive House–level development built in rural Maine, scheduled for completion in 2014. The goal of the project is to preserve farmland while demonstrating a smart-growth model based on compact development and low-energy buildings, built at costs comparable to standard residential construction. GO Logic developed the site plan and designed the residential units, and also serves as general contractor.

Jung Haus Passive House

Jung Haus Passive House



The Jung Haus, recipient of Fine Homebuilding’s 2014 Best Energy-Smart Home, is a 2,300 square-foot, single-family residence with a detached garage and apartment located in Holly, Michigan. The home has been designed to meet the Passive House standard, and is the first certified Passive House in the state. Utilizing a Larson truss wall assembly and innovative detailing developed by GO Logic, this house will consume 90% less energy for space heating than a new code-compliant home.

Cove End

Cove End



Nestled on a south-facing, sloped site overlooking a bay in midcoast Maine, a 2,000 square-foot, two-story home makes the most of its small site and the stunning views surrounding it. The simple and compact building form, reflecting the classic, restrained midcoast peaked roof vernacular surrounding it, combined with an energy-efficient shell, results in a house that is an exceptionally comfortable sanctuary in a rough-and-tumble coastal environment.

Casco Bay Residence

Casco Bay Residence



GO Logic was engaged to design and build a replacement for an existing home on Casco Bay with a unique footprint and specific zoning regulations, converting it from a seasonal cottage to a two-bedroom year-round residence, capturing the charm and unique site relationships of the existing structure. The Y shaped 1800 SF floor plan of the house frames distinct views of the site with its unique form, with the broad side of the house opening up to the view of the bay.

House on a Knoll

House on a Knoll



Featured in the “Energy Smart Homes” edition of Fine Homebuilding, House on a Knoll is a small, highly efficient home built near Bath, Maine in 2011. Based on our 1000 square-foot plan, it includes one bedroom, 2 bathrooms, an open kitchen, living and dining space and a small study. The interior and exterior finishes are modest and sustainable, keeping focus on the spectacular views of the surrounding protected hardwood forest.