Gallery: LichtAktiv Haus is the Energy Efficient Home of the Future

 
The open plan living room, part of the new extension, is lined with a glass wall that reveals the lush garden in the yard. The extension is connected to the original home via a large slant-roofed porch, which doubles as the main entrance.

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  1. Buildingwell September 19, 2011 at 1:05 pm

    This is a great example of the potential to make even the most traditional of homes energy and water efficient. The shell of a building is generally seen as a constraining factor for retrofit projects. The LichtAktiv Haus shows that in fact they can become advantages. The new, large windows open up the house to the outdoors and build off of natural elements of light and heat.

  2. wwj5510 September 19, 2011 at 4:06 am

    an energy-efficient masterpiece ,it’s future trends .
    like this house,you can go to http://www.containerhousechina.com.it's also cool

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