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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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