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Jenesys Flatpack Homes: The Real Thing Looks Better Than The Renderings

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:05 AM
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images credit: Jenesys Windows can be a problem for architects; We probably use too many of them, not for the light they bring in but for the way they look. But even the best windows have only a fraction of the insulating quality of the walls surrounding them, causing big heat gains and losses. When I first saw Carsten Jensen 's designs for the Jenesys Flatpack prefabs three years ago , I I joked that "the more energy-efficient buildings get, the more closely they will resemble walk-in coolers;" The windows on the front facade were really small. It is a price one pays for energy efficiency, and now that the E Cube is finished, it is clear that in the right hands, it can look very good.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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