24 Feb '15, 2pm

Hiroshi Nakamura’s Nasu Tepee home features a cluster of timber-clad peaks mingling with the trees: ...

The tepee home is also designed with efficient energy use in mind. Warm air collects in the peaks of the ceiling and can be vented outside through the small triangular windows in the summertime or recirculated to ground level in the winter. The home’s central space, which is used as a living room, also features a fireplace which provides heat for the underfloor heating system.

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