Tag: Solar Panels

Simple Eco-Friendly Home Perched Above Lake Buchanan, Texas

Simple Eco-Friendly Home Perched Above Lake Buchanan, Texas

Mod Cott was completed in 2008 by the Austin based studio Mell Lawrence Architects. This wonderful compact, metal home is fitted with solar panels that provide all the energy demands for the intermittent use of the house. Rainwater is routed from the roof and collected in a large tank, this water reserve is enough for…

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…

Experimental Bioclimatic House in Granadilla, Tenerife

Experimental Bioclimatic House in Granadilla, Tenerife

The Experimental Bioclimatic House was completed in 2010 by the Seville based architects José Luis Rodríguez Gil. This self-sufficient home, originally designed in 1995, utilises solar panels for electricity and hot water, the main aims of the project were to minimise the ecological footprint and seek zero CO2 emissions. The property is located in Granadilla, Canary…

Rustic Red Mountain Ski Chalet in Aspen, Colorado

Rustic Red Mountain Ski Chalet in Aspen, Colorado

The La Muna project was completed by the US based studio Oppenheim Architecture + Design. This 3,500 square foot rustic ski chalet has been completely remodelled along with a small addition. The home is located in the super-exclusive Red Mountain area of Aspen, Colorado, USA. La Muna, Aspen, Colorado by Oppenheim Architecture + Design: “A complete…