Gallery: Green-Roofed Dani Ridge House is Tucked into the Hillside in B...

 
From behind, the Dani Ridge House is almost imperceptible with its tucked in location and undulating green roof. The owners of the home wanted to make as little impact as possible on their 70-acre site outside of Big Sur, California. To achieve this, they had Carmel-based firm Carver + Schicketanz design an earth-bermed home capped with a green roof planted with native grasses. Solar passive design plays in heavily to the home's energy efficiency and all of the utilities are stored underground to minimize the viewshed.

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  1. Christa September 4, 2012 at 12:46 pm

    Beautiful!

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