An amphibious house is a building that rests on the ground on fixed foundations but whenever a flood occurs, rises up in its dock and floats there buoyed by the floodwater.The amphibious house is located adjacent to the River Thames (...)
The goal of the Perlita Project is to show a new path for low energy consumption buildings in Los Angeles and in Southern California through realistic, affordable and reproducible solutions.The main focus was the energy efficiency (...)
The 5 residential housing project consist in two floor plan building oriented EAST TO WEST, located in Garcia, Nuevo Leon, Mexico in warm weather and high humidity in summer. They are the first 5 passive house that achieve the Classic (...)
This home is an excellent example of design and construction for temperate climates and energy conservation. The Taft School faculty home serves as a high performance residence and learning lab for students. In US climate zone 5, it achieved a HERS 33 excluding PV and with the 13.1 kW the HERS index is -14.
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