Gallery: Green-Roofed Longhouse Blends Into the Kansas Prairie

If you were driving by this private home in Kansas, you might just miss it. The Longhouse is covered in a sod roof that renders it barely visible as it blends in with the Kansas prairie. Designed by Kansas-based Rockhill and Associates, the Kansas Longhouse is a solar passive home that showcases low-maintenance materials and a respect for the climate and surrounding environment.

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