Gallery: Gorgeous Green-Roofed Home in Madrid by A-cero

 
"The back (face) of the house is totally opened towards the garden where the lounge, dining room, library, study and bedrooms are. In this façade the wide windows, the volumes set and the projections (made of concrete too enhance. These elements cover the several house´s porches. The large window of the main lounge hides itself automatically in order to make this stay completely opened to the exterior areas." The back of the home also features a pond and a beautiful garden.

The project’s sloping walls and vegetated ramps hide a sizable home. The grey concrete further reduces the home’s visual impact and tucks the envelope behind a lush green facade. The planted exterior continues up top on a massive scale — the green roof is the sustainable star of the home, reducing the heat from the intense Spanish sun. It also provides habitat for animals while filtering rainwater runoff. Black boxes on the roof are solar thermal hot water tubes for domestic hot water.

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