Gallery: Landhouse: A Sloping Prefab Home Complete with Meadow Roof

 
Born from the wish of land artist Mark Merer to make sustainably built homes look just as green on the outside as they are on the inside, Landhouse is a series of prefabricated houses that feature sweeping green roofs that residents can treat as their own personal meadows. Landhouses come in a number of different designs and are all constructed of SIPs (structural insulated panels), making them highly insulated and therefore very energy efficient. On top of that (literally), the living roof reduces rainwater run-off, is a great way to attract insects and birds and if you're in a dry area prone to fires, planting a succulent sedum on your house is an excellent way to protect it.

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3 Comments

  1. kurniawan July 22, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    i’m interested about this article, people must be save eart from polution, comeback to natural home, landhouse first solution about inspiration save earth….

    my be we can link exchange or backlink :

    homedesignsinterior.com

    may god bless u evrytime… chayoo ^_^

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  3. Gridded Modular Eco Hom... September 8, 2010 at 12:34 pm

    […] of a house and more of an open garden, the Grid House is an experiment in connecting with nature. Green roofs, water features, pools, covered pavilions and small gardens become just as much a part of the house […]

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