Gallery: Low-Impact Tanderra House is Tucked into the Landscape of Vict...

 
Tucked into a hillside on a large property outside of Victoria, Australia is the Tanderra House by Sean Godsell Architects. Warm summers and hot winds batter the site, so the home is partially dug into the ground to minimize exposure. Arranged in an L-shape, the home has ample outdoor space and shaded to prevent overheating. A solar system is located on a nearby shed and the low impact home also makes use of rainwater collection, thermal mass for heating and cooling, and eco friendly materials.

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