Gallery: Explore This Beautiful Underground Eco-Home in East Hampton

Plus, the couple did not want an expensive-looking, glitzy exterior, and the unassuming, low-slung facade highly appealed to them. In regards to sustainability, the arced design is extremely efficient -- it requires no structural columns, allowing for way less materials to be used.

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  1. Richie August 22, 2011 at 1:41 am
    The unit energy consumption may have been reduced but, being such a vast space, is still vast in absolute terms and will never balance the embodied energy in the physical materials from which the palace is contructed. Absolutely deranged.