House / January 23, 2019 / Amie Carre
Photos by: Justin Alexander Source: ArchDaily
A rammed earth wall spine is the passive thermal system developed in this house to provide protection from climatic extremes. The spine links all levels of the long stepping dwelling on its south side.
Photovoltaics produce a considerable amount of the dwellings energy, as does a solar hot water installation. The bowels of the house contain 14300 litres of water tanks and, much like a camel it can survive heat and drought with minimal water and energy consumption.