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Living Roof Design: A Real Rooftop Oasis

Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | Garden houses

Traci Cavender thinks that practical design doesn’t have to mean sacrificing personal style. This pool house created by her is an infinity pool of green. Its living roof is a sustainable solution and it includes a terraced landscape that lets rainwater percolate into the soil. The rooftop garden sits above high, bright windows it looks as though it’s a...Continue Reading...

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Modern Low House With Zen Garden And Green Roof

Sat, Dec 11, 2010 | Modern home designs

This modern family house is designed by architect Max Brunner. Everything is thought through to provide a comfortable indoor-outdoor living. Besides the house itself behind walls there are several courtyards and patio areas that are connected with different rooms. Floor to ceiling windows and slide doors allow natural light to fill the house and provide...Continue Reading...

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Three Level House for Three Family Generations

Wed, Feb 24, 2010 | Sustainable house designs

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. Besides...Continue Reading...

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Modern House Constructed in 1929 – Villa Savoye by Le Corbusier

Mon, Jan 25, 2010 | Modern home designs

Villa Savoye is one of Le Corbusier’s most important works. In many ways it defined the course that modern architecture was to take in the 20th Century. It had three series of restorations but nowadays it looks like the original. The villa is a weekend country house on a thin concrete plot with strip windows, a flat roof with a desk area and several...Continue Reading...

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Green Renovation of 1920s Ranch Home – Stump House

Wed, Aug 5, 2009 | Sustainable house designs

This green renovation of 1920s ranch home was done by local architecture company Architecture W. A lot of original materials was used in the reconstruction but the second story was add and numerous interior walls removed to create an open floor plan that draws natural light deeper into the house and maximizes cross-ventilation. The renovated house utilizes...Continue Reading...

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Beachfront House with Rooftop Garden by Original Vision

Thu, Jun 25, 2009 | Beach house designs

Even though this house is designed in very simple style it doesn’t mean that it’s cheap or something. Inside and outside the house has simple shape and simple furniture but such features as the rooftop garden, open plan and materials used in interior design make it almost luxury one. Even though it is quite small its design and ocean views make...Continue Reading...

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Single-story Grid House – Casa Grelha by FGMF

Wed, Jun 17, 2009 | Unusual house designs

Only 6500 square meters of 24000 square meters area aren’t covered by native intact forest which is permanently protected. The topography of the area consist of large natural stones and trees and the house is located in small valley which protects in from winds. Three aims was choose durning the design and construction: the demand for single-story...Continue Reading...

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