Gallery: Shelter@Rainforest: Self-Sufficient Net Zero Longhouse Support...

The manager of a private forestry company supporting sustainable reforestation in Malaysia needed a new home for his family, so he built a beautiful net zero rainforest shelter in a remote inland location in the state of Sabah. Marra + Yeh Architects designed the Shelter@Rainforest longhouse - a one level home built with local timbers that is situated on a hill overlooking the forest. A rooftop photovoltaic system and biogas units provide energy, and rainwater collection units allow the residents to live simply and self sufficiently.

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