Gallery: Green-Roofed Longhouse Blends Into the Kansas Prairie

The sod roof covers the detached garage, a patio and the house.

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  1. The Pierre: Breathtakin... November 18, 2010 at 10:05 am

    […] The Pierre is a breathtaking home tucked away in a cluster of rocks it was named after (“Pierre” means “Stone” in French). Olsen Kundig Architects designed the hideaway for the owner, who was inspired by the lovely views from the property of the archipelago of the San Juan Islands. The bunker-like villa was built using largely local materials, and its green roof and rocky color cause it to melt away into its peaceful surroundings. […]

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