Paradigm I

Paradigm I is the deeply sustainable prototype for the Method Homes Paradigm Series. Taking modular construction to the next level of sustainability, Paradigm combines thoughtful design with high-performance systems and technologies. The single module prototype home focuses on efficient use of space and is built to target several of the top environmental certifications and standards depending on its final site, including LEED Platinum Certification and 6 of 7 petals of the Living Building Challenge.


  • Model: Paradigm Model I
  • Architect: Bogue Trondowski Architects
  • Square Footage: 656 SF
  • Location: California
  • Features
  • Heat pump hot water heater
  • FSC certified bamboo hardwood flooring
  • Greywater reuse system
  • Bamboo and recycled plastic composite decking
  • LED lighting
  • 5.3 kW Solar PV array
  • Home automation
  • Automated shades
  • Custom CNC cut corten steel sun screen
  • Zero VOC interior paints and low VOC finishes
  • Super-insulated building envelope
  • Rainwater catchment
  • FSC certified Western Red Cedar siding