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 (...)
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 (...)
“Solis Ortus” - my rising ofthe sunHome for Harin and Mihiri Gabriel, at Pelawatte“Solis Ortus” – a Latin phrase,meaning “my rising of the sun” - was one that was articulated by the home owners, in their approach to defining the quali (...)
This house has been conceived as a true bioclimatic greenhouse, offering a south facade in double glazing, free to hide thanks to a system of shutters whose positions are managed by jacks. The north facade is completely buried in a mound planted. Skylights with deflector are present in the rooms. The roof is insulated with cork and ventilation is done naturally ensuring thermal comfort.
This house consists of a wooden structure and walls of mud brick made on the spot, the coatings are in lime / sand and all the elements were manufactured in Morocco (windows, shutters, systems of openings, kitchen), the goal is to use a minimum of machined and imported objects, giving priority to the local.