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Tiny green-roofed house proves the superiority of Ecuador’s traditional construction techniques

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 17, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Oct 16, 2015

Using locally sourced natural materials, the architects managed to build the structure that can be easily dismantled and transported to different climatic regions on Ecuador. Natural thermal insulation and design elements that facilitate a greenhouse effect help stabilize the temperature within the structure and make it adaptable to the temperature spikes in Quito. Related: Three-legged teahouse in the Netherlands boasts a cantilevering green roof Concrete footings and steel columns make up...






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