Gallery: Kirribilli House Regulates Temperature With a Rammed Earth Spi...

Luigi Rosselli Architects designed this modern rammed earth home in Sydney to provide a comfortable interior climate, lots of natural light, and a connection with nature while minimizing energy needs and the home's environmental impact. The Kirribilli House makes use of a large rammed earth wall, which serves as the home's spine and moderates the interior temperature during the day and night. The architects also incorporated skylights, daylighting, shade screens, a green roof, solar power, and rainwater collection to help reduce the single family residence's impact.

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