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Aroeira House III in Portugal: Designed with the Elements in Mind

Aroeira House III in Portugal: Designed with the Elements in Mind | PROYECTO ESPACIOS | Scoop.it

ColectivArquitectura designed the U-shaped Aroeira III House in Herdade da Aroeira – Alamada, Portugal to work with the elements of the land it’s built on, maximizing sun exposure. With a natural slope and nearby homes, they went with a horizontal design that was split into two levels, one being partially buried underground.


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A Sustainable Home Blends into the Landscape...

A Sustainable Home Blends into the Landscape... | PROYECTO ESPACIOS | Scoop.it

The Caruth Boulevard Residence, located in Dallas, Texas designed by the Dallas-based architect, Tom Reisenbichler combines luxury with green design.


Sustainability played a very important role in developing this project. Solar panels, the use of recycled materials, the care towards the landscape with the trees and the lush untouched vegetation are a few of the green strategies employed in this residential design.

The house was designed to fit into the landscape:, as described by the architect “Integrated tightly into the large iconic trees on the site, this house uses traditional home proportions to blend with the neighborhood. The horizontal lines of the design tie the home to the land, while the roof and balcony reach into the trees making them integral to the home.”


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