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Eco Design


Visionary residence in Idaho comprised of rammed earth

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Ward + Blake Architect’s have designed an incredible rammed earth home complete with a green roof, located on a sprawling site in Squirrel, Idaho. Comprised of 5,994 square feet of living space, the architect’s created this home with their patented EarthWall construction system which uses a post-tension steel as the framework to construct the rammed earth walls that […]


Fascinating energy efficient home overlooking Puget Sound

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This energy efficient home on Elliot Bay is the imagination of FINNE Architects, nestled on a narrow plot offering sweeping views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains in Seattle, Washington. When designing the home, the architect took into consideration the narrow property, surrounding views and his clients (a couple of empty nesters) affinity of the outdoors as well […]

An eco-responsible home nestled on a forested site in France

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An eco-responsible and low-energy home designed by IF Architecture, Serpentine villa is nestled in a forest in Fiac, a small village located south of France. The 2,561 square foot (238 square meters) residence was developed to leave the smallest possible footprint so as not to destroy its natural habitat. At the same time to owners did not […]

LEED Gold mountain home fascinates the imagination in Colorado

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Lake Creek Residence is a beautiful contemporary mountain home that was completed in 2011 by Krueger Architecture & Design, located in Edwards, Colorado. The home was positioned on the site in order to take advantage of the rugged mountain views and the meandering river. The interior living spaces have been designed to extend to the outdoor spaces drawing […]

Stainless steel wrapped home in the English countryside

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Wrap House is an impressive property that has been recently re-designed by Edgley Design, nestled in a rural area of Godalming, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. Situated on 2.5 acres of gardens, this contemporary home features 4,890 square feet of living space with seven bedrooms and six-and-a-half bathrooms. Originally designed in the 1960s, the architects employed a more sustainable approach […]

LEED Platinum West Coast Style Home on Prospect Lake

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Prospect Lake Custom Home is a stunning West Coast style property designed by Horizon Contracting, located at the edge of Prospect Lake, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The interiors of this fabulous home have been designed with clean, contemporary lines, with wooden flooring and high ceilings with exposed wood beams in the main living spaces. Highlights to […]

Fascinating prefab cabin on Vashon Island, Washington

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Vashon Island House is a 1,750 square foot custom designed prefab cabin by Seattle architecture firm FabCab, located on Vashon Island, King County, Washington. The family cabin, built by Potential Energy, is comprised of two bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, a flex room/den, and a 300 square foot bump-out screened-in porch with a fireplace and wall of windows. The […]

Contemporary prefabricated home on Orcas Island by FabCab

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The Orcas Island Home is a contemporary prefab home design with 1,828 square feet of living space by FabCab, located on Orcas Island, the largest of the San Juan Islands, Washington. This two bedroom, two bathroom + den home home showcases major curb appeal with a reverse shed extension over the front door. The architects build eco-friendly […]

Sustainably designed shipping container home in Costa Rica

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Casa Incubo is a modular home consisting of eight shipping containers two stories high, built as a live/work space by architect Maria Jose Trejos in Escazú, an upscale suburb of San Jose, Costa Rica. Completed in 2013, the 4,305 square foot (400 square meters) property is not only surrounded by an abundance of nature, but it also encircles it with the […]