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Sustainable houses

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Video: Sustainable living in a tiny house on wheels, take a tour of Cam and Amanda's sweet tiny home - thisNZlife

A tiny house that includes upcycled parts of a state home is the first step towards sustainable living for an Auckland couple. Words Claire McCall Photos Sally Tagg This is a special extract from our new special edition In Your Backyard: Living Lightly A tiny house on a parklike lawn where Auckland’s West Coast winds sway through the branches of a sentinel Norfolk pine is a rewind to the way New Zealanders used to live: more land, less capital-consuming built volume. Owners Amanda…

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It is natural for all of us to dream and to have a nice and wonderful house. But have you thought of owning and living in an eco-friendly house? A self sustaining house might be a good investment when planning to own a house. The advantages of...

Contentious Cottage

Contentious Cottage - Sherwood Forest, Maryland - This project is located in a century-old community established as a summer retreat. Original cottages, averaging only 750 SF, were designed in the picturesque Adirondack rustic style employing green, horizontal siding, rustic locust post porches, railings and architectural ornament – all prescribed by design covenant. The design solution sinks the bulk of the new house into the steep grade under a green roof. From the approach, all that is…

Winners of Habitat for Humanity's Sustainable Home Design Competition,Central Region © 2012 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture

Image 14 of 20 from gallery of Winners of Habitat for Humanity's Sustainable Home Design Competition. Central Region © 2012 Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture

Diagram of a crazy efficent house labeled "Zero Energy" because it generates enough heat, and electricity to maintain a comfortable environment for the inhabitants, and charge an electric car year round. Pinned from: http://www.adafruit.com/blog/2014/12/22/zero-energy-house/

This house is amazing! From designboom: in a continued effort to produce ecologically conscious structures, the research center on zero emission buildings and design office snøhetta partnered up to…