Full Belly Farm   Guinda, CA  

The Capay Valley, where this well- known organic farm is located, gets extremely hot in the summer.

This modest straw bale home is stretched, only room wide, across the path of the valley breezes to maximize summer ventilation.

By setting two levels of porches into the southern facade, and making this the circulation space of the house, including the stair, the privacy of the bedroom realms is maximized.

Designed with Dan Smith.

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