Gallery: Checkerboard-Pattern Cerredo Housing Complex Captures Energy f...

All too often, government subsidized housing is so ugly or uniform nobody wants to live there, but that's not the case with this lovely coal-colored complex in Spain. Zon-e Arquitectos has aspired to give each of the 15 Cerredo units a certain amount of individuality without neglecting their long term sustainability. Typical of architecture in the wet and cold region of northern Spain, a carefully oriented southern facade soaks up the sun to keep the building warm while solar panels provide energy and heating.

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  1. gerafloalge September 4, 2011 at 5:10 am

    why not…

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