Gallery: Solar-Powered Black Forest Wooden House K is Built Around a Co...

The heart of this wood-clad Black Forest, Germany home is a core made out of clay, which helps it regulate its temperature and moisture. Designed by partnerundpartner, Wooden House K (Holzhaus K) takes inspiration from the traditional architecture of the region, but updates it with lively accents and vertical slats. Its central clay core is critical to maintaining a homeostasis inside and contains the staircase, fireplace and other utility elements. Solar collectors on the roof and a water heating fireplace work to reduce the home's use of fossil fuels.

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