This house interacts with nature and the environment, including the sun, rain, earth and wind, in order to provide a truly self-sustaining and independent living environment.
This passive solar home was submitted by Brian Knight of Springtime Homes. It is an efficient, passive and active solar home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
Purdue University designed and built a house, complete with clerestory windows, garage and a self-watering biowall.
UPDATE: See the lovely INHome built for the 2011 Solar Decathlon. It looked like the All-American home, with a garage and biowall. The following is a review of the model. The team from Purdue University based in Indiana is creating a house for the 2011 Solar Decathlon called the IN Home. It will use both [...]
The highlights of the building are the passive solar heating and cooling, a Trombe wall, an active solar photovoltaic array, natural ventilation with clerestory windows and innovative cooling towers.