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Straw Bale House with solar hot water

Straw Bale House with solar hot water

New Zealand > Nelson/Tasman > Brightwater
As straw is an excellent insulator, giving insulation values of R7 to R10. This means the house is cool in the summer and warm in the winter, providing savings on energy bills due to the large reduction in heating and cooling costs. To further reduce energy consumption, a solarhart hot wat...


Yolanda's Central City Eco House

Yolanda's Central City Eco House

New Zealand > Canterbury > Christchurch > Aranui
www.greenspace.co.nz Summary: solar water heating untreated timber framing non-toxic interior and exterior painted surfaces plantation timber flooring triple glazing equivalent recycled carpet insulati...


Straw Bale (pukeko hollow)

Straw Bale (pukeko hollow)

New Zealand > Bay Of Plenty > Opotiki > Hospital Hill
Pukeko Hollow straw bale house post and beam construction with exposed beams and sarking,macracarpa floors and ceilings, solid macracarpa doors, north facing sun drenched open plan living downstairs with three french doors two of those doors opening onto large sheltered decks, large vege ...


Art Deco made Environmentally Sustainable - KAHURANGI, 2006

Art Deco made Environmentally Sustainable - KAHURANGI, 2006

New Zealand > Auckland > Auckland City Area > Mt Eden
Designed by Heritage Design Group ph 09 620-1939 http://www.hdg.co.nz/ As an architecture practice promoting sustainability, we felt it was important to ‘walk the talk’, so in 2006 we embarked on the ambitious project ...


Environmentally Friendly Renovation

Environmentally Friendly Renovation

New Zealand > Southland > Te Anau
As part of our sensible house principles we believe that renovating existing houses is environmentally friendly. We bought an old crib and stripped the interior, relined, rewired, replumbed, reinsulated and redesigned to allow for passive solar design and indoor-outdoor flow. We have eco l...


Passive solar lifestyle block

Passive solar lifestyle block

New Zealand > Wellington > Masterton
2 water sources - rural water scheme for house which is gravity feed so does not require pressure pump. Creek running through property for garden and animals. North facing to maximise sun. Minimal glazing on southern side to reduce heat loss. Mezzanine floor to provide additional sleepin...


Kornaless

Kornaless

United Kingdom
You Tube link to Kornaless CGI Visualisation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQ3gdsEUDsk Eco-concept House built from ICF block, incorporating a number of Eco-technologies for an off-the-grid home. Commissioned by Denstone Construction in the UK to demonstrate the versatility and susta...


Eco-Chateau

Eco-Chateau

France
Eco-Chateau is a new co-housing community & eco-holiday destination on a 13-hectare estate with 17th century Chateau de Cautine at its centre. It is set in one of the most untouched parts of rural France and on the edge of the magnificent Dordogne with its deep rivers, gorges, forests, lak...


For Sale: Beautiful straw bale lifestyle home on a hideaway 1.2 ha private retreat, Gisborne

For Sale: Beautiful straw bale lifestyle home on a hideaway 1.2 ha private retreat, Gisborne

New Zealand > Gisborne > Gisborne
Amazing location - private and quiet. Beautiful 3-yr old open-plan straw-bale house has been built with privacy and sustainability in mind. Set on a 1.16 ha (3 acre) lifestyle block in rural Hexton, just 10 mins drive West of Gisborne city, 5 mins. from Grey's Bush Reserve. We have lived o...


volcalite home

volcalite home

New Zealand > Bay Of Plenty > Kawerau
Our home is built of a new pumice block system that is awaiting branz approval at this moment. A volcalite block (compressed pumice/cement) is 300x220x90mm in dimensional size and weighs only one third the weight of concrete. There are approx 55 blocks per surface square metre of wall whic...


Strawbale house in Clutha

Strawbale house in Clutha

New Zealand > Otago > Balclutha
Positioned on the northern edge of the Catlins Tourist area at the beginning of the Southern Scenic Way is a recently completed straw bale home. Set in an elevated position, it is 14 km south west of Balclutha. The house has a northerly aspect enjoying all day full sun with expansive views...


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