30 Aug '14, 6am

This crazy nautilus house is out of this world!

Undoubtedly, a beautiful design. The feel of the interior spaces is magnificent. I am hesitant about his adoption of term bio-architecture, however. I am contrasting Javier Senosiain against Michael Reynolds, perhaps the true biotect. I do not know how deep ecological design runs in Senosiain’s design, whereas Reynold’s earthships are true living buildings that utilize various green technologies, not only to super insulate and maximize passive solar gain, but also intelligently use water systems to minimize water consumption and maximize utility, such as in the use of indoor vegetable gardens. Reynolds’ use of “recycled” materials such as discarded bottles to achieve the same effect accomplished in the above entrance way may also give Reynold’s an edge in creative thinking. It’s one thing to build a dream house like the above snail using materials that are convenient to yo...

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