New Modern House on Cape Cod Wins Sub-Zero & Wolf Kitchen Design Award

The award-winning kitchen design, selected from more than 1,400 entries, is from the Truro Residence, by ZeroEnergy Design and Silvia and Silvia Custom Builders.
Kitchen Design Award Winner
Kitchen Design Award Winner
March 5, 2010 - PRLog -- BOSTON, MA -- ZeroEnergy Design, the architecture firm that designed the Truro Residence, won a Regional Award in the prestigious 2008-09 Kitchen Design Contest (KDC) sponsored by appliance manufacturers Sub-Zero and Wolf.  The kitchen sourced custom cabinetry from Venegas and Company, incorporated lighting design from Light Th!s, and was built by Silvia & Silvia Custom Builders.

“We are thrilled and honored to have our work selected for this national competition,” said Stephanie Horowitz AIA, Managing Director of ZeroEnergy Design. “Our firm has pushed the envelope in modern design for our clients, and we will enthusiastically continue this effort.”

The award winning kitchen functions as the social epicenter of the living space in a modern, oceanfront home created for a large multigenerational family. The client couple specifically requested a professional-caliber workspace together with ecologically responsible implementation. The resulting design is a fantastic modern kitchen that captures the spectacular view, uses only sustainable materials, is powered by renewable energy, and thrills any chef preparing meals for the family.

“We are very pleased to see the Truro kitchen featured as a regional winner,” said Ron Silvia, president of Silvia & Silvia. “We are looking forward to working on future sustainable kitchen projects.”

The KDC is judged by a panel of seven industry professionals from across the country. There were more than 1,400 entries in the contest, which is held every two years. The grand prize – the Designer’s Choice Award - will be awarded at the end of March. Design professionals can rate their favorite designs out of the regional winners in an online voting system available at  

About the Architect: ZeroEnergy Design
ZeroEnergy Design, an architecture and mechanical engineering firm, designs high performance residences for new construction and renovation. The unique collaboration between in-house architectural designers, mechanical engineers, and financial analysts drives a competitive advantage and enables the firm to deliver fully integrated design services.

About the Builder: Silvia and Silvia Custom Builders
Silvia & Silvia is a custom building firm located on Cape Cod, Mass. that specializes in custom building, new construction, renovations, cabinetry and property management. Silvia & Silvia’s appreciation of Old World craftsmanship combined with innovative 21st century construction practices create distinctive, elegant, and energy-efficient homes in the seaside villages and towns of Cape Cod.


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Ron Silvia
Silvia and Silvia Associates

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