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Ford House, Low Energy Home by Simon Winstaneley Architects

January 12, 2016 Contemporary House Design


Ford house was built with very low energy building clad in black zinc sheeting. The house comprises three distinct elements – main living accommodation, studio/guest wing, and garage. Designed by Simon Winstaneley Architects in contemporary design. The use of black cladding is designed to echo the sheet metal clad agricultural barns nearby and to be visually recessive. Some windows are picked out in strong acid colors to contrast with the black zinc. The house is insulated to Passive House Standards and is heated using geothermal heat pump, solar panels and a whole house heat recovery ventilation system.


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Branson School Student Commons, Green School in Ross, California

June 23, 2015 Architecture Design, Interior Design, Public facilities


This school has good natural scenery, beautiful and green garden make school situation more cool. That is Branson School Student Commons in Ross, California. This is independent school was designed by Turnbull Griffin Haesloop. This green building with good air circulation, have solar panels to generate electricity. Really school building friendly with nature.

Branson School Student Commons, Green School in Ross, California
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Lighting Design by TOKEN for Contemporary Interiors

June 8, 2010 Lighting Design


TOKEN provides artist designed and artisan created fittings for contemporary interiors. Lighting designed by TOKEN explores ways to limit energy consumption, while maintaining an aesthetic integrity of form. They understand the design challenges presented by newly available, high efficiency light source technologies and are committed to an on going pursuit of integrating CFL and LED light sources into visually compelling lighting design.


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