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The exterior of this modern carriage house plan features a mixture of wood, stone, and glass. The garage doors are offset from each other and the one on the left is partially sheltered by the deck above. A full bathroom is located on the ground floor and there is a man door on the back wall. The upper floor has an open floor plan giving you views from the kitchen across the family room and out the broad expanse of windows on the front wall. Sliding doors in the family room take you out to…

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The only how-to manual on the subject directed to mainstream owner-builders An earth-sheltered, earth-roofed home has the least impact upon the land of all housing styles, leaving almost zero footprint on the planet. Earth-Sheltered Houses is a practical guide for those who want to build their own underground home at moderate cost. It describes the benefits of sheltering a home with earth, including the added comfort and energy efficiency from the moderating influence of the earth on the…

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Underground Delight NOTE: This plan has been updated to IRC 2009 Building Codes. This three bedroom, underground masterpiece is designed to fight the high cost of living through its many energy-saving features, including the use of passive solar energy. The large master bedroom on one end shows an abundance of closets. Each of the three bedrooms has sliding glass doors to the front lawn. Also featured in this area is a multi-purpose room, easily converted to individual use, graciously…

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Interest in the use of earth sheltered housing has expanded greatly in the past six years and particularly in the last two years. Prior to 1973, the few isolated earth sheltered houses in the United States had been built for primarily aesthetic reasons. Since then, due to the greater awareness of energy conservation and the environment, the number of earth sheltered houses has increased very rapidly. Despite the sizable increase in interest and awareness of the earth sheltered housing…

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This deluxe unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of Building With Logs is full of old-time tips and methods from the forest experts on how to build log cabins, shelters, houses, and buildings with the natural materials from the woods. A Classic Manual for Building Log Cabins, Forest Shelters, and Cabin Furniture This deluxe unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of Building With Logs is full of old-time tips and methods from the forest experts on how to build log cabins, shelters, houses, and…

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This cozy solar home took top prize in a nationwide design contest. Inside is a floor that's flexible enough to satisfy a wide variety of families and life-styles. The dominant feature of this passive solar system is the 32-foot long greenhouse where the sun's heat is collected, stored and shared with the rest of the house, cutting energy bills in half. This offers open spaces and partial ceilings to maximize airflow throughout.

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Designed to nestle into the side of a hill, this berm house plan has an attractive shed roof. The main living area is in the rear and has full-sized glass windows and double doors. Vaulted ceilings boost the size of the ' suite that lies on the same level as the main living area. Climb four stairs up to reach the upper bedroom level where window wells and vaulted ceilings make the rooms feel larger. A hallway leads to the front covered entry where you enter the home.

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The site. The site is located 180 kilometers north of the city of Buenos Aires on Route 9 in El Paraíso, which is located in the Ramallo district. The site is quite dominated by history with natural characteristics since it has two landscape areas: the countryside, which we think is extended to infinite levels, and the forest surrounded by millennial trees, which dominates a large part of the land, generating wooded landscapes.

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