Eco Houses

Imposing Modern Home in Las Vegas

Imposing Modern Home in Las Vegas

The J2 Residence was completed in 2011 by the Las Vegas based studio assemblageSTUDIO. This stunning 12,000 square foot contemporary home generates a high percentage of it’s own power consumption through the use of solar panels located on the wing canopy. This home is located in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. J2 Residence in Las Vegas,…

Modern Eco-Friendly Home in Castelnovo di Sotto, Italy

Modern Eco-Friendly Home in Castelnovo di Sotto, Italy

Casa Sulla Morella was completed in 2010 by the Reggio Emilia based studio Andrea Oliva Architetto. This fabulous 3,229 square foot, contemporary residence has been designed to take advantage of the sun, wind and rain, using a combination of solar panels, a rain-water tank and the buildings orientation, allowing natural ventilation. This home is located…

Renovation and Extension in Chelmer, Brisbane

Renovation and Extension in Chelmer, Brisbane

The River Room was completed in 2012 by the Brisbane based studio Shaun Lockyer Architects. This project included the remodelling and extension of a 1990’s cottage that had been severely damaged during the January 2011 Brisbane River floods. The fabulous home is located in Chelmer, Brisbane, Australia. River Room in Chelmer, Brisbane, details by Shaun…

Energy Efficient Home in Bloemendaal, The Netherlands

Energy Efficient Home in Bloemendaal, The Netherlands

Villa V was completed in 2011 by the Amsterdam based studio Paul de Ruiter Architects. This modern family home has been designed with energy efficiency in mind. The structure has excellent insulation, available energy has been harvested effectively with the use of solar collectors on the roof, a geothermal storage unit and heat pump. Villa…

Peaceful Retreat in Comporta, Portugal

Peaceful Retreat in Comporta, Portugal

Casa na Areia was completed in 2010 by the Lisbon based architect Aires Mateus. The project included the renovation of the masonry buildings, now individual rooms, one of the two wooden structures has been converted in to a two bedroom pavilion and the other a living space. The complex is located in Comporta, a small…

Eco-Friendly House in Amsterdam by FARO Arquitecten

Eco-Friendly House in Amsterdam by FARO Arquitecten

Steigereiland 2.0 was completed in 2009 by the Lisserbroek based studio FARO Arquitecten. This wooden home was an experimental project for sustainable building, heating the house requires hardly any energy. Electricity is generated via a wind turbine on the roof, 150 square feet of heat pipes provide warm water. The home is located in Steigereiland,…

Sustainable Retreat by the Pond in Atherton, California

Sustainable Retreat by the Pond in Atherton, California

The Atherton Residence was completed by the San Francisco based studio Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects. This fabulous home was built with consideration of the owners requirements, he wanted a home that “maximizes the drama of the pond and takes advantage of the privacy of the site”. As for sustainability, the roof conceals both photovoltaic and…

Enclave House in Melbourne, Australia by BKK Architects

Enclave House in Melbourne, Australia by BKK Architects

Enclave House was completed in 2010 by the Melbourne based studio BKK Architects. This project included alterations to an Edwardian house and a new studio to the rear. Enclave House is located in Melbourne, Australia. Enclave House in Melbourne, Australia by BKK Architects: “The extension to this heritage residence required clever solutions and planning in…

Edgeland Residence in Colorado by Bercy Chen Studio

Edgeland Residence in Colorado by Bercy Chen Studio

The Edgeland Residence was completed by the Austin based studio Bercy Chen Studio. This contemporary home is an interpretation of the Native American Pit House, built on a rehabilitated brownfield site, on the shores of the Colorado River, Colorado, USA. Edgeland Residence is located on a rehabilitated brownfield site and is a modern re-interpretation of…

Pender Harbour House in Pender Harbour, BC, Canada

Pender Harbour House in Pender Harbour, BC, Canada

The Pender Harbour House is a recently completed contemporary home, listed with agent Jamie J. MacDougall. This stunning waterfront property is set on 21 acres with 1,000 feet of natural shoreline. The 6,600 square foot main residence features eight bedrooms, nine bathrooms. There is also a 630 square foot boat house guest suit and a…