With adobe walls bringing the native charm of the landscape indoors one gets the impression that the comfy home is an extension of the scenery around it as pavilions walkways and sweeping interiors flow into each other seamlessly.
With a design that incorporates passive heating and cooling techniques top-notch insulation custom LED lighting and a gray water management system the house also aims to keep its carbon footprint as low as possible.
Anchored into a steep hillside the lovely mountain home offers a perfect vantage point to take in the many sights and sounds outside while its rough-hewn timber and stone structure showcases the very best of the local alpine home design.
An array of 72 photovoltaic panels on the roof brings home plenty of green energy and once again the orientation of the home and the slope of the roof help in maximizing the output of solar energy. Open living areas cozy bedrooms and a curated outdoor living zone complete this nifty residence where architecture ventures way beyond mere aesthetics.
Nestled in Germany and overlooking Lake Starnberg and the distant hills the follows precisely this design philosophy. The upper level of the house holds the living area kitchen and dining room and is accessed by a giving those inside unabated views of the scenery around the home.