01 Sep '15, 2pm

Stunning snowflake-shaped home in the UAE is 100% powered by the desert sun:

In addition to being a luxurious getaway for quiet contemplation, the desert retreat is an environmentally-friendly structure. The home is 100-percent powered by the desert sun, and its solar power system generates clean energy and stores it in several batteries. The unique multi-winged layout of the building has a few benefits as well. Each space is isolated for privacy and features a unique view of the surrounding landscape. Additionally, the shape of the design aids in construction. Each wing is a prefabricated prefab modular sections, assembled onsite from insulated concrete panels.

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