Gallery: Beautiful Modern Home Keeps Cool Buried Beneath the Chihuahuan...

 
The concrete shell naturally absorbs daytime heat releasing it to the building during the night, saving the home energy when the temperatures drop fast.

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  1. kjscarpati April 10, 2012 at 8:40 am

    I pwn 10 acres in the Texas Chihuahua Desert. Can I build a house similar to this.

  2. Green Joy December 3, 2011 at 1:37 am

    Fascinating design. You’d think it would require more heating because of the large quantities of windows, but as the article said, the designer already accounted for that. Less energy consumption = less gas and coal burned. Good job!

    Juan Miguel Ruiz (Going Green)
    http://www.GreenJoyment.com

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