The home’s rounded shape maximizes the collection of solar energy. The Oil Silo Home is designed to house three families: a 2-person young family a 4-person nuclear family and 6-person multi-generational family. If many of the home’s inhabitants were on the balconies or descending the stairs at the same time it might look a little something like this…
The spacious dining room a modern kitchen a home bar and plush bedrooms await you inside. The patio with an open fireplace a refreshing pool and plenty of deck space allows you to enjoy many an evening outside while taking in the numerous sights and sounds of the surrounding landscape.
Built on the frame of a 1970s-era motor home this home sold for $27000. Note the board-and-batten cedar siding and double-pane glass windows that adorn the front of the dwelling…
Paradigm is available in a range of sizes from studio to three-bedroom dwellings. As stated on the Bogue Trondowski site “The homes are designed to be energy and water Net Zero and are targeting LEED Platinum the Passivhaus Standard and 6 of the 7 petals of the Living Building Challenge once designs are adjusted for site specific conditions.” Yep they’re eco-friendly!
Ready for a showpiece that will knock your socks off?! Introducing the Vail Grant House a home designed by Brooks + Scarpa Architects and built from prefabricated structural concrete insulating panels. As noted on The Daily Green these panels (SCIPS) are constructed from 60% recycled material such as wire mesh made from recycled auto parts.
This apartment structure has a high level of factory-based assembly. The result: the handy ability to be relocated easily. Would you expect anything less from today’s featured modular housing?
While most contemporary homes tend to go too far on an ultra-sleek design there is a wonderful amalgamation of form and functionality here. The designers of the space have achieved this fine balance by using glass windows in an extensive manner.