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Passive solar home stays naturally cool without AC in Australia

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 16, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Lucy Wang) last modified Dec 15, 2017

Air conditioning and heating are rarely used at the Summer Beach House, a home in Somers, Australia that uses passive solar principles for thermal comfort year-round. Adrian Bonomi Architect designed this single-story home for a retired couple looking for a compact summer dwelling with a strong connection to the outdoors. To that end, the architects used natural materials in construction and installed ample glazing to take in landscape views. Designed with strong modernist influences,...





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