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Great earth house designd by Vetsch architektur

Great earth house designd by Vetsch architektur
Advertisement This is a great earth house designed by Vetsch architektur in a very special way as you can see from the picture. Lättenstrasse house is located in Dietikon, Switzerland and it has an amazing architecture. Here is the description of the architect: Technical data: Earth House Estate Lättenstrasse Location: Dietikon, SwitzerlandSize of lot : 4000 m2 totalLiving space : 60 m2 bis 200 m2 per houseCubature: 1500 m3 bis 2200 m3 per house This settlement finds itself in contrast to the surrounding of traditional single houses. Source: erdhaus Related:  Subterranean & Earth Sheltered

Earth Sheltered Earth Sheltered Homes "Another type of building is emerging: one that actually heals the scars of its own construction. It conserves rainwater and fuel and it provides a habitat for creatures other than the human one. Maybe it will catch on, maybe it won't. We'll see." - Malcolm Wells, 2002. The earth sheltered house uses the ground as insulating blanket which effectively protects it from temperature extremes, wind, rain and extreme weather events. Fifteen feet below ground the soil maintains a fairly constant temperature equal to the annual average temperature of the area's surface air. There are two types of earth sheltered building. Honingham Earth Sheltered Social Housing. Looks like vertical placed logs are helping to support the berm on the right. Earth sheltered home with conventional facade. Earth sheltered home, as above. The facade may accommodate any architectural styling of the home owners choosing. An award winning earth shelter dwelling by Cam Architects. Casa Organica.

Ma maison sous terre Vue sur ce site cette extraordinaire maison sous terre postée au milieu des champs dans le village de Vals en Suisse. Je vous laisse admirer, c'est plutot surprenant ! Maison & Objet 2012 – Notre sélection (2ème partie) Nous poursuivons aujourd’hui notre tour d’horizon des meubles et objets qui ont attiré notre attention lors du dernier salon Maison & Objet. Vous retrouverez encore quelques lampes, des étagères, des fouets et du cuir (nous vous voyons venir…), des meubles en bois ou en grillage, etc. Chaise Saski – design Jean-Louis Iratzoki pour Alki. Chaise Saski – design Jean-Louis Iratzoki pour Alki (détail). Meubles en verre Float – design Patrick Norguet pour Glas Italia. Paraggi Camp Bed – design Ludovica et Roberto Palomba pour Exteta. Objets édités par Marcel By (à gauche le bridge Carène de Stephan Lanez, et au centre les miroirs Nymphé de Samuel Accoceberry). Objets édités par Marcel By (au premier plan, la chaise Bamby du designer Noé Duchaufour-Lawrence). Détail de la Ciconia de Stephan Lanez, éditée par Marcel By. Série de lampes Birdy – design Emmanuel Gallina pour Forestier. Série de lampes Birdy – design Emmanuel Gallina pour Forestier (détail).

Maisons intégrées dans le paysage Les anglais les nomment "earth house". Une "earth house" est un style architectural caractérisé par l'utilisation du terrain naturel dans la construction des murs de la maison. Une earth house est habituellement installée partiellement dans le sol et recouverte d'une fine végétation. En Suisse (Dietikon), village conçu par Peter Vetsch, version très moderne : Cette implantation contraste avec l'environnement des maisons individuelles traditionnelles. La résidence se compose de 9 maisons, dont certaines peuvent comporter jusqu'à 7 chambres. États-Unis : Cette maison est intégrée dans le paysage et possède des murs en béton sur deux côtés avec des murs de verre entre. Surface totale de la maison : 255 m² pour 3 chambres. Écosse, îles Hébrides Version moderne d'une construction de l'âge de pierre. Pays de Galles Maison qu'on peut facilement louper si on n'y prête garde. Maison enterrée unique en Suisse (Vals) Hôtel Sidi Driss, Tunisie Conçu comme un troglodyte berbère SourceTraduit par le BBB.

What is a Passive Annual Heat Storage system? John Hait's book Passive Annual Heat Storage, Improving the Design of Earth Shelters provides a detailed description of a PAHS system, illustrates how to design and build one, and includes numerous warnings about how to avoid mistakes. For a summary overview of PAHS, see Umbrella Homes. To better understand how a PAHS system works and what it does, it is helpful to elaborate on each of the four words, Passive Annual Heat Storage. For those without a scientific background, some of the theory behind PAHS may seem somewhat complex, so I've tried to simplify the explanations. Passive: A properly functioning PAHS system should require a minimal amount of fossil fuels for heating and cooling, such as gas, oil, or coal. Annual: A PAHS heating and cooling system is influenced by the annual climatic conditions surrounding the house and thus never quite reaches a steady year-round operating state. Heat: Heat energy is a mysterious entity.

— BBC Love 2013 - JESPER LINDBORG — BBC Love 2013 TV Packaging for BBC 1 Love 2013 Campaign CLIENT: BBCAGENCY: Red BeeSTUDIO: Vincent Hobbit Houses: 15 Grassy Hill-Shaped Dwellings “In a hole in a ground lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing to sit on or eat: It was a hobbit hole and that means comfort.” This line by J.R.R. Tolkien, author of the beloved The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings fantasy novels, has inspired hundreds of copycat underground hobbit homes around the world – and is itself inspired by ancient Viking hill houses. These 15 green-roofed dwellings that take a page right out of Tolkien’s books come in all sizes for all kinds of functions, from hotels in New Zealand to backyard playhouses and vintage underground hill-dug duplexes. The World’s First Hobbit Motel (images via: For tourists the world over, New Zealand will forever be associated with The Lord of the Rings, since it served as the filming and production location for the film version of the saga. Modern Hobbit Home in Switzerland (images via: toxel) (images via: webecoist)

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Modern + Green = Unique Underground Home Design Plan Underground homes tend to conjure mental images of hobbit holes and otherwise rounded, earthen residences. This extremely modern house by KWK Promes defies popular conventions and, despite its organic green roof, is constructed of clean lines and clear shapes. Viewed from above or around, the house blends wonderfully into the landscape – even the gentle curves and straight lines seem to work with the horizon and trees in the distance. The grass also absorbs moisture and helps regulate temperatures inside of the home. The barrier between inside and outside is highly permeable, providing continuous connections for residents with the natural world around them through giant sheets of floor-to-ceiling glass. Best of all (for the owners anyway): the lush green roof is only accessible from inside of the house through a set of secure stairs, reserving it as a private getaway for the home.

Umbrella House Figure 1 Geodome, the first umbrella home (in idealized form), maintains a 66° to 74° temperature year-round without heating equipment in western Montana’s cold climate. In summer, solar heat radiates in, falls on internal surfaces, and is absorbed into the surrounding soil. The umbrella traps heat in the dry soil until winter, when it migrates back into the house. Figure 2 Twenty feet under the surface, the soil temperature reflects the average ambient air temperature during the year. Figure 3a In summer, air enters the house through an earth tube and is warmed by the sun; moving through the second tube, it warms the cooler soil. Figure 3b In winter, cool air enters, is heated by the warm earth, and passes to the house. Figure 4 Second generation umbrella home in Missoula, Montana was constructed by Tom Beaudette, the engineer of Geodome. We called housing experts all over the country, but no one had any ideas. "What a marvelous idea!" PAHS book:

‘Invisible’ Set of Green Homes to be Hidden Underground Going green does not just mean eco-friendly building systems and sustainable construction materials. It can also imply a blending with the landscape – an implied recognition that our structures come second to nature. That, at least, is the idea behind this set of remarkable modern underground home designs commissioned by Michael Hill. The restrictions on their construction are severe with good reason: to preserve the rolling hillscape of this former golf course, all of the houses will be nearly entirely underground and environment-disturbing exterior amenities (such as spas or swimming pools) are forbidden as they would spoil the surrounding landscapes. The design concept revolves around privacy but also around maintaining natural beauty and the seclusion that comes with being in a truly natural setting.

Maison bioclimatique enterrée UK Celebrity Plans on Building Huge Underground Eco-Home Shaped like an abstract flower and amazing from any aerial view, this underground house is nearly invisible – a rolling hill in the landscape – viewed from on the ground and all around. From below it blends in seamlessly with the natural surroundings. From above it is a beacon in the night. And inside, well, the pictures show it all. At nearly ten thousand square feet, this house designed by Make Architects for all-star football player Gary Neville is as architecturally daring as it is eco-friendly – it aims to be the first carbon-neutral house in all of Great Britain. Local materials and traditional construction techniques will reduce transportation and technology waste while geothermal heat, solar roof panels and wind turbines will generate sustainable energy on the site. This may be the boldest, biggest and best modern underground home plan to date.