City of Tacoma + Brett Marlo Design Build BuiltGreen DADU tour

  Central Tacoma BuiltGreen DADU This Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit was awarded a slot in the City of Tacoma’s Urban Infill Pilot Program with its small footprint, healthy and accessible design by Brett Marlo Design Build. We are thrilled to announce that this DADU surpassed WA state energy code (2015) by 43.9% when modeled against […]

Newsletter April 2019

A Thank You note from Brett: It’s been a year. Some really great stuff, and well, some not-so-great stuff. Let’s get the awful aired. Last week someone I greatly respect and adore died, Patti Southard. The news was surprising and crushing. She continually inspired, mentored and gave her energy and knowledge with amazing generosity. She […]

PNW healthy home tour

PNW healthy home tour By Brett Marlo DeSantis         March 2019 What does “being green” really mean these days? Our modern world is loaded with urban words and catchphrases. According to urban dictionary, we must know certain words to even understand the internet, from awesome sauce and beer me to bromance and crunk. […]

Newsletter April 2018

Appreciating AAAHsome Opps  Seriously, we are in April of 2018 already?!! It’s been six months…our apologies for lagging on what is going on in our small footprint world! Let’s start with many HUGE THANKS to those who are spreading the tiny LOVE! The tiny movement IS gaining traction and we are happy to be advocating for affordable, adaptable, […]