Gallery: RTA Studio’s Carbon-Neutral C3 House is New Zealand’s First Wi...

New Zealand’s RTA Studio was honored this weekend at the World Architecture Festival with an award for their C3 House in Wanaka, New Zealand. This sustainable, energy efficient, rural single family home impressed the judges and won for the Future Projects – Houses category, making this the first award that any New Zealand firm has won at the festival since it began 5 years ago. This home was a prototype for a carbon-neutral house set on a very remote and complicated site, but achieved more than most designers could have because of RTA Studio’s push to meet stringent environmental regulations

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