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Feldman Architecture’s 2 Bar House Features a Green Roof and Simple Floating Design

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Designed by Feldman Architecture and located in Menlo Park, California, this 2 bar house is not only cost-efficient, but is also a renovation of an old home that incorporated a variety of sustainable materials and systems. Designed for a family of four, the open floor plan accommodates their love for spending as much time as possible in the outdoors.

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Andrew Maynard’s HOUSE House is a Cozy and Sustainable Vertical Space

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Located in Melbourne, Australia, this beautiful Victorian home by architect Andrew Maynard takes a unique approach on architecture in Australia. While most homes in the area are wide and flat, this tall, thin home allows for a small footprint and maximum use of the small backyard space.

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Stone House in the Swiss Mountains Gets an Energy-Efficient Upgrade

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Located in the Swiss Mountains, this gorgeous 200-year-old home has received a variety of energy-efficient, sustainable upgrades by Savioz Fabrizzi Architects, who sought to maintain the home’s original beauty while achieving Swiss Minergie energy conservation standards.

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Wood Pallet Facade Provides Shade and Ventilation to Parisian Student Housing

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When French architect Stephane Malka decided to provide AME-LOT, a Parisian student residence with additional shade and ventilation, he took an interesting and very ecological approach. The entire street front of the building is covered in hinged shipping pallets hinged together that transform and can be adjusted for changes in light, shade, and ventilation.

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Bamboo Houses Float on Oil Drums to Protect Inhabitants During a Flood

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Every inch of land on the planet has climate factors that present challenges when it comes to building a safe home. H&P Architects hopes to alleviate the displacement of housing due to nature’s course, particularly the extensive loss of homes due to flooding in Southeast Asia. The Vietnamese design firm has created a disaster-resistant housing prototype that actually floats atop a base of oil drums when water levels get too high.

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Cantilevered Home Provides Extravagant Coastal Views in Nova Scotia

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This cantilevered two-hull house by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects was designed for a family of four living in Nova Scotia. The steel-framed structure features a wooden exterior, and a geothermal in-floor hydronic system and extensive, high quality glazing that provides dramatic amounts of natural lighting and gorgeous views of the surrounding landscape.

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