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Earth sheltered home
Earth sheltered home, Saint Jeannet, France, photo by Jean-Pierre Cavelan
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Earth House surrounded by green *SIGH*
Contemporary Part Earth Sheltered Split Level House, Truro, CornwallSuper insulated timber frame sustainable build utilising recycled insulation, breathable construction and natural materials. Passive solar heating, solar thermal and photovoltaic collectors to generate electricity. Underground bedrooms with thermal mass and green roofs. The house has been designed to minimise its impact upon the landscape and environment.
Great, great example of why NOT to use concrete for underground homes. Other huge mistakes were made in this home too. Mike Oehler's underground home building ideas continue to show why NOT to build this way, and what is necessary to build underground successfully. These owners needed to do their homework before buying this clunker. It's too bad.
Belatchew Arkitekter designed a tiny, unique prefab house, called Steps, for JABO. The house features a rooftop terrace that’s reached via a staircase built into the exterior structure. The small house has everything you need, including an outdoor kitchen that’s equipped with a sink. http://design-milk.com/10-modern-prefabs-wed-love-call-home/
30 Off The Grid And Self-Sustaining Earthship Homes http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/3f2t This home uses one of the world’s biggest waste problems as it’s basic building material. Can you guess what that is? The result is an incredibly strong, thermally stable home. It can also look fantastic as you can see here!: