Here's a lovely example of design that leaves the lightest possible footprint. A combination of natural local materials and green roof spaces also ensures excellent thermal efficiency. See if you agree after viewing all 32 images of these two homes on our site now at http://theownerbuildernetwork.co/house-hunting/unusual-homes/two-houses-bauen-architects/ Let us know what you think of it in the comments section.
The R128 is a glass-and-steel home planned to be 100% environmentally friendly and recyclable. Situated in Stuttgart, Germany, it was constructed in just 11 weeks. Inside, the home has no doors or walls and is controlled by motion sensors and voice commands. The home is also energy-efficient with solar panels on the roof and glass panels (triple-glazed!) that help maintain comfortable room temperatures all year round.