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Articles about passive materials cool bright white tropical home on Dwell.com
The white 3,300-square-foot house pops from the surrounding tropical landscape with a strikingly minimal form. During the renovation, the roof was updated to a flat truss system and insulated with Supertherm, which is also found in the walls. The insulation value is four times normal code requirements for the walls, and double that for the roof.
Weatherboard House by Statkus Architecture | HomeAdore
Weatherboard House, Northcote, Australia | Statkus Architecture | The renovation has dramatically increased the home’s engagement with the environment. This strategy has improved the livability, accessibility, and year-round comfort levels through the introduction of large north facing double glazing, combined with increased thermal mass, passive lighting, heating, and cooling strategies.
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Passive cooling & heating, I especially like the concept of adding humidity through a conservatory: