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Green Style: A Passive Chilean Beach House Dwell

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:14 AM
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by Cambria Bold (editorial@apartmenttherapy.com) last modified May 23, 2011

A set of solar panels, a wind-powered well, and passive sustainable strategies enable this home (named the Casa Cuatro) to go off-grid. The beach house floats atop a 180-foot cliff overlooking




 

 

A set of solar panels, a wind-powered well, and passive sustainable strategies enable this home (named the Casa Cuatro) to go off-grid. The beach house floats atop a 180-foot cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and its long list of sustainable features includes a thermal mass wall that absorbs heat during the day and releases it during the evening, and a wind-powered well that brings water from a 150-foot-deep hole to the surface. [Via Dwell]



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