Gallery: Exploded House Keeps Interior Cool With Rooftop Rainwater Pool...

 
The atrium acts as the entrance to the building as well as the heart of the home connecting to each of the individual volumes.

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  1. Brian Wilmer March 9, 2015 at 4:20 am

    It\\\’s always unnerving to have water collecting on a roof as a home owner, but I like the design. It will work if the collecting pools are made deep enough to allow evaporation during the dry season, then they can be refilled during the wet season. Water can also act as insulation in the cold.

  2. Practical October 18, 2010 at 4:40 am

    Nice concept, but the architects have not considered water evaporation rates in the area.

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