Gallery: Green Roofed Hillside Homes Blend Into their Environs


Austrian architects Tobias Weiss and Gernot Reisenhofer have designed a beautiful series of terraced hillside homes that save energy by blending into their environment. Nestled against the surrounding hills, each green-roofed apartment takes advantage of passive solar design, rainwater recycling, and photovoltaic sunshades.

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  2. bishshiro March 28, 2010 at 9:55 am

    Hi I’m a student of the University of Nairobi I would like to ask for more information on gravity evasive measures used in the design of the green roofed hillside homes plus more photos on the homes themselves with their measurements so as to see the possibility of actualizing this project

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