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Gorgeous Coastlands House Gets 80% of its Power From the California Sun
Posted By Tafline Laylin On December 20, 2012 @ 4:49 pm In Architecture,carousel showcase,gallery,Renewable Energy,Solar Power | No Comments
Remarkably well-connected to the wild seaside landscape, Coastlands House features a magnificent palette of natural materials  – including the stone base which connects the home to the uphill slope. Stacking sliding glass doors open out to a gobsmacking view and provide cross ventilation.
The interior is warm, sophisticated and largely comprised of reclaimed materials , while the majority of the carpets and decor were designed specifically for the couple by the Carver + Schicketanz team. And best of all, the potential energy footprint of this majesty is offset by the PV array, ensuring a relatively gentle environmental footprint. This is what we call retiring in style!
Via Contemporist 
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URLs in this post:
 Carver + Schicketanz: http://www.carverschicketanz.com/architecture/coastlands-house/
 photovoltaic spread: http://inhabitat.com/tag/photovoltaic-array/
 natural materials: http://inhabitat.com/tag/natural-materials/
 reclaimed materials: http://inhabitat.com/tag/recycled-materials/
 Contemporist: http://www.contemporist.com/2012/12/19/coastlands-house-by-carver-schicketanz/
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