Gallery: Gorgeous Hybrid Home Keeps its Cool With Honeycomb Clay Walls ...

Energy efficiency is the mandate for both existing and new builds throughout the globe, and it is very exciting to watch how different designers approach the challenge. Spanish practice F451 Arquitectura carved this gorgeous hybrid home and studio in Gijón into a hill and topped it off with a white corrugated metal roof. Comprised of four sections, including the main house, a guest house, a garage and a studio, the home boasts honeycomb clay block walls and a green roof that provide thermal insulation.

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