Earth House Estate Lättenstrasse located in Dietikon, Switzerland If I had a ton of money, I would invest in building a community of Hobbit holes in beautiful country side places. Wish I could live in one of these!
HALO is a socially sustainable home for four students, running on renewable energy from the sun. Over 25 students, Team Sweden, from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden designed and built HALO as their entry into the Solar.
“Shell House” in Kitasaku, Nagano, Japan by Kotaro Ide / ARTechnic architects
A green roof, or 'living roof' really helps regulate the temperature of a house or building, keeping it cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. You can even graze your goats on them! Indeed: goats can climb ladders, they are quite agile! generally only grass or wild plants that do not require deep soil are used or found on living roofs, and it is better to plan a building from the beginning to accommodate a green roof, retro-fitting is an expensive idea...but you can also have plant…
The House and Garden Building, Tokyo. Designed by Japanese architect Ryue Nishizawa. The house has no facade and no interior walls. Instead there are floor-to-ceiling windows, curtains and an array of.
SPUD Group, PAD Studio and designer Stephen Turner have collaborated to create a space that can be tested out as a small shelter to stay in and use as a lab for one year. The Exbury Egg, as they have titled it, was constructed with boat building techniq