Gallery: Striking Australian Home is Shaped by the Sun’s Path

Recycled plastic decking made from milk bottles and rice husk is used as the exterior shade screen and ballustrading.

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  1. birdlarry00 February 16, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    THAT IS A WAY cool house! i love the reverse shadow casting. my favorite part has to be that it is made out of recycled plastic decking. I was just reading about a green tech event recently and I decided that I want to only use “green” technology in my house, too. I don’t think I could afford to build a house quite like this, but maybe some day if I start saving now!!!

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  3. belgrave_trust September 28, 2010 at 12:36 pm

    Really cool. My grandparents did something similar to their farm in NC back in the 70s–covered an old barn with a breezeway–and they\’ve never had to use more than ceiling fans in the summer. Do you know how much of this house is run on solar energy?

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