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The sustainable mechanisms present in the house are all nestled underneath an undulating green roof that blends the residence into the surrounding landscape and makes it almost invisible from certain perspectives. The architects used rubble to build the walls and several other types of natural and reused materials.

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While the entrance is covered with a sloping roof, most of the interior is topped with a green roof and vegetation. Inside, vaults, wooden elements and rubble walls reference the traditional architecture and building techniques of the region and create a Mediterranean atmosphere.

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