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Net-zero learning center teaches children about gardening and sustainability

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 23, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Dec 22, 2015

Built to replace two temporary structures, the timber-clad NME comprises two large classrooms, a canteen, and office space, and is surrounded by the school’s verdant garden. Its slanted form and careful placement on the site helps achieve optimal solar orientation and gives children the chance to see solar panels up close. The south-facing trombe walls absorb heat during winter to warm the interior and minimize dependence on the heating system. Related: Solar-powered DURAhome is a 100%...






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