Passively Cooled House Makes Outdoor Living Enjoyable

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I am a huge fan of homes that make it easy and appealing to spend some of the day, or night, outdoors. The recently completed MMMMMS House does a great job of this, sporting a skeletal structure that invites relaxing or working outdoors. The home is also passively cooled and features a number of other sustainable features.

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By |March 5th, 2015|Green Building|0 Comments

Bricks to Aid Passive Cooling

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Integrating passive cooling into sustainable housing has been a must for most designers for a while now. And with the creation of the so-called Cool Bricks by the design firm Emerging Objects this feat just got a little simpler. Cool Bricks are 3D printed bricks that can be filled with water to bring the temperature in homes.

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By |February 28th, 2015|Green Building|3 Comments