Sweden House With Passive Heating – Villa Nyberg by Kjellgren Kaminsky

Sweden House With Passive Heating – Villa Nyberg by Kjellgren Kaminsky
Villa Nyberg is an part of the first series of Sweden passive houses designed Kjellgren Kaminsky. It’s designed as environmentally friendly house and is situated in Borlänge, central Sweden. The idea of passive houses is based on the knowledge that people and household equipment generate a lot of energy. That’s why passive houses are extremely... 
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1840’s Victorian House Remodeled Into Zero Carbon House

1840’s Victorian House Remodeled Into Zero Carbon House
Designed by John Christophers of Associated Architects as a family home this house is a winner of RIBA award for architectural excellence in 2010. It’s an unique zero carbon project located in inner city Birmingham, UK. The new house has been built around an existing early Victorian two-bedroom semi-detached house, produces as much energy as... 
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Amazing LEED Home With a Very Vertical Design – HouseHillside House

Amazing LEED Home With a Very Vertical Design – HouseHillside House
This contemporary residence LEED Platinum home that spans four levels on a hill of Mill Valley, California. It is designed by San Francisco-based SB Architects, and built by well-known green builder McDonald Construction. The steep hillside site provides for a very vertical design with living and private zones situated on multiple separate floors. The total... 
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Two Volume House Situated on a 160 Square Meter Strip of Land

Two Volume House Situated on a 160 Square Meter Strip of Land
The Kensington Lighthouse, located in Melbourne, Australia, on a 160 sqm strip of land. The house is made from two sunshells, connected around a courtyard by a rectangular timber lined volume running the length of the north boundary. This north boundary is a 4m high wall of the neighboring house. The ground level of the... 
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The Smart Home 2010 – Renovated Chicago’s Greenest House

The Smart Home 2010 – Renovated Chicago’s Greenest House
The Smart Home is the Chicago’s greenest house located on the ground of the Museum of Science and Industry. It’s opened to public from 2008 but recently was renovated by Midwest Living. The home is designed to reflect the lifestyle of an empty-nester couple and features soft, organic textures and colors fused with a contemporary... 
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Natural and Energy Efficient House Design on Bainbridge Island

Natural and Energy Efficient House Design on Bainbridge Island
This house on Bainbridge Island is an unique work is designed by home owner who’s an educator by profession. Its site is private, wooded area that is perfect for those who want to live peacefully and quietly. The main concept is to make daily living and entertaining as natural and efficient as possible. The home... 
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Three Level House for Three Family Generations

Three Level House for Three Family Generations
Designed by Berkley-based McGlashan Architecture this house is located on a beautiful hillside in Marin Country, near San Francisco. Its form and color are inspired by the hillside landscape. It has three levels and three generations of an extended family live there. Roofs of all three levels are planted with drought resistant and native gardens.... 
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House Renovation Which Achieved The Highest LEED Rating in the Area

House Renovation Which Achieved The Highest LEED Rating in the Area
LEED for Homes is a green home certification system for assuring homes are designed and built to be energy- and resource-efficient and healthy for occupants. This house renovation is done Georgia and it achieved the first LEED Platinum certification in the area. It serves as a model of greener living for the entire community and... 
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Remodeled House With Large Manmade Pond Near It

Remodeled House With Large Manmade Pond Near It
Located on the peninsula south of San Francisco, this house sits on an internal suburban flag lot. It was build in 1950s but recently remodeled. A cool manmade pond that was there before become the thing that add a feeling of being at a vacation retreat to every day life. The site consist of four... 
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