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UK man builds highly sustainable near-Passivhaus home for his elderly parents

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 18, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lucy Wang) last modified Jul 17, 2017

A UK man has built his parents the ultimate gift: a highly sustainable home where they can comfortably live out their lives in one of their favorite places on Earth—and it’s also a house that’s won numerous awards to boot. The loving son is Richard Pender, who began the self-built project, called Shawm, as a master’s student studying renewable energy at Newcastle University. Richard worked in collaboration with Dan Kerr of MawsonKerr Architects to create a beautiful airtight home in rural...





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