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Hidden House In The Mountains Harvests Solar Energy

House In The Mountains

It’s almost impossible to see from the road but this large private residence and guest house in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, with its living roof and sunken courtyard, smartly utilizes solar energy, reducing fossil fuel usage by over 60% as well as energy costs. (more…)

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NCAVED Underground Home Is Embedded In Greek Hillside

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Mold Architects have built an underground home into the sloped hillside of a secluded cove on Greece’s Serifos Island. The three level residence, NCaved, is made of stone, exposed concrete, wood and metal with multiple cavities supported by retaining walls of dry stone. (more…)

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Svart Hotel Will Be The First To Produce More Energy Than It Uses.

svart self-sufficient hotel

Svart is the flagship product of innovative Norwegian digital building and tech company MIRIS, designed by Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta. The project consists of a circular 100 room hotel north of the Arctic Circle which, due to its innovative energy-conscious design, will go off-grid within five years of operation. This means that the hotel, including the farm and the boat shuttles, will be completely self-sufficient in terms of electricity and waste management. (more…)

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Award Winning Custom Prefab Sonoma Mountain Residence

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This award-winning Sonoma Residence is a collaboration between Alchemy’s original weeHouse® and client BJ Siegel, an architect who was Apple’s Real Estate and Development Senior Design Director for ten years, from 2009-2019. The weekend retreat consists of a two prefab homes, a swimming pool and an inviting outdoor dining and grilling area – all situated on a four-acre plot in the Sonoma Hills. (more…)

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