Romses architects: harvest green project Vancouver challenges the status quo of how energy and food is produced, delivered and sustained in our city. where energy and food is 'harvested' via proposed micro laneway live-work homes.
Villa Sera is a self-sustained structure that harnesses power from solar panels, collects rainwater and uses gray water for plants, creating a microcosm that not only reduces the carbon footprint but contributes to the ecological system.
I wish more people understood what the word "sustainable" meant instead of thinking its just some word associated with being green. Air, Water, Waste, Food, Energy – Designers Imagining Self-Contained Living Systems
Roofs that hold water: reduce heating and cooling costs, increase life of roof, and create a rooftop garden! Would be great on a shipping container home, as there might be a risk of collapsed roof otherwise if drainage isn't sufficient.