Celebrating California’s natural hues and textures, different parts of the house echo the site’s local landscapes. Its rolling zinc roofs echo waves and wind patterns coming off the ocean, while the striated color patterns in rammed earth walls mimic the gentle curve of existing site topography.
Related: William McDonough + Partners’ Flow House in New Orleans
The farm is a net energy exporter and includes comprehensive rainwater and graywater harvesting. The project is LEED Platinum certified and is a pilot project in the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES).
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