Gallery: Rammed Earth Glenhope House is a Sustainable Vacation Retreat ...

 
The Glenhope House outside of Melbourne is a sustainable family vacation home that can efficiently accommodate a larger group or be zoned for just two. Designed by Australian practice, JOH Architects, the four bedroom house is situated in a panoramic landscape and takes in views from all four sides. A rammed earth wall serves as the backbone for the house and two large rainwater cisterns store water for use in the house. Solar passive design minimizes energy use and natural materials are used throughout.

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