19 Oct '15, 5pm

Exquisite solar-powered wooden house in Spain boasts a tiny ecological footprint

Exquisite solar-powered wooden house in Spain boasts a tiny ecological footprint

This small prefab studio in Spain is a great example of what passive design can achieve. Barcelona-based DOM Arquitectura thoroughly studied the impact that orientation, geometry and materials can have on the performance of a house and created an efficient passive structure with an extremely low ecological footprint. They included a low-cost rainwater harvesting system , a small kitchen garden, solar panels and prefab elements made from locally-sourced and reusable materials.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/exquisite-solar-powered-wooden-house...

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