Tag: Eco Houses

Eco-Friendly House in Austin, Texas: Cascading Creek House

Eco-Friendly House in Austin, Texas: Cascading Creek House

The Cascading Creek House was completed by the Austin based design and construction firm Bercy Chen Studio. This wonderful modern home is set in the Texas Hill Country, the design incorporates eco-friendly features which minimize the reliance on electricity and gas. The roof has been shaped for rainwater collection, together with photovoltaic and solar hot-water…

Eco-Friendly Lakeside Home in Winter Haven, Florida

Eco-Friendly Lakeside Home in Winter Haven, Florida

The Lakehouse Residence was completed in 2010 by the Miami based studio Max Strang Architecture. This 4,500 square foot, 4 bedroom, lakeside home has been designed with passive and active environmental concepts. The passive systems provide cross-ventilation and day-lighting. Active systems include solar photovoltaic system, solar hot water heaters, a geothermal heat pump and LED…

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…

Shipping Container House by Studio H:T

Shipping Container House by Studio H:T

The Shipping Container House was designed by the Boulder based studio Studio H:T. This 1,517 square foot residence was completed in May 2010 and is located in Nederland, Colorado, USA. Shipping Container House by Studio H:T: “This project questions the need for excessive space and challenges occupants to be efficient. Two shipping containers saddlebag a…