Gallery: Self-Sustaining HOUS.E+ is a Rammed Earth Home of the Future i...

 
HOUS.E+ is a home of the future that makes use of multiple sustainable systems to create a self-sufficient home that grows its own food and produces energy. Designed by Polifactory for the 100 Mile House design competition, HOUS.E+ is a concept that relies on geothermal energy for efficient heating and cooling in Vancouver. Rammed earth walls made from soil excavated on site provide an eco-friendly enclosure while an aquaponics farm around the home produces fish and food. Topped with photovoltaic panels and lined with micro-hydro turbines in the walls, the HOUS.E+ is designed to produce more energy than it needs, sending the rest back to the grid.

Read the rest of this entry »

LEAVE A COMMENT

or your inhabitat account below



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