Gallery: Historic UK Hostel Turned Into Super Green Residential Housing

The original building was built in 1939 and was considered revolutionary at the time for providing improved housing for seasonal workers.

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  1. breklund November 10, 2010 at 4:57 pm

    I would appreciate hearing more about the wind turbine and its connection to the “shared lighting” – how does that work exactly? Does this mean that none of the residents have light bills, or does “shared” just refer to the common space lighting? Otherwise, the space looks amazing – what a fabulous inspiration for those of us in the U.S. interested in rehabilitation of existing buildings.

  2. The Modules at TempleTo... November 10, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    […] a ground floor parking garage, a bike garage, and a maintenance station topped with four stories of apartments and a roof deck. Thanks to a double-H layout, each apartment at The Modules has access to views and […]

  3. admin November 8, 2010 at 1:27 pm

    its such a great design, allowing residents to monitor their energy and water usage

  4. admin November 8, 2010 at 1:25 pm

    go green, hope this trend continues

  5. jillyt November 8, 2010 at 1:04 pm

    More envy — especially that bike room!

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