Chances are you have already seen this stunning feat of design. The roof lines, overhangs and walls of glass are just a few of the elements that made me drool twice. The picture of the house with all of the snow made me think “how do they plan to heat that thing with all of those glass windows.
Its renewable energy source is sixty geothermal wells, such that it virtually functions independently of outside support services. The wells heat the driveway, pool, and house during the coldest winter months and cool during the summer without depleting fossil fuels.
Design Principal: Bartholomew Voorsanger
Lead Design: Masayuki Sono, Martin Stigsgaard
Management/Design: Elizabeth McClure, Omar Renteria
Design Team: Chieko Takahashi, Lucy Fang
Photography: Thomas Damgaard, Paul Warchol, Paul Bardagjy