Gallery: OutsideIN House Uses Passive Solar Elements and Wind to Heat a...

 
The back of the home is an added Trombe wall, which is a glazing and stone wall that  faces the sun and absorbs solar energy. Trombe walls store solar energy and release it selectively toward the interior at night,  and also act as a solar chimney which circulates air throughout the day.

Read the rest of this entry »

LEAVE A COMMENT

or your inhabitat account below



1 Comment

  1. anaibanez May 3, 2011 at 2:12 pm

    Great arquitecture and dialogue with the magnificent environment.
    Simple but strong, green and chic.
    Fernanda Vuilleumier makes a great statement that green and eco friendly arquitecture can be done with local materials and using Patagonian ancestors and innovative ways of building.
    Congratulations, great contribute to these remote places in Patagonia, hopefully other projects in this sense will come soon.

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home