What: A sustainable modern home for a growing family, built on a small Minneapolis lot.

Size: 2,250 square feet; three bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Cost: $485,000, includes unfinished basement and detached garage.

Design team: Architects Eric Odor and Chris Meyer (who is registered in Wisconsin), SALA Architects, Minneapolis, www.salaarc.com, 612-379-3037.

Buiulder: Knutson Custom Remodelers, Minnneapolis.

Structural engineer: Jerry Palms, Archistructures, Minneapolis.