Are round houses the eco-friendly future?

A sustainable house in the Czech Republic hopes to lead by example

New York /
Feb.February 28, 2016 11:21 AM

This round house built for a family in Stechovice, Czech Republic (about 45 minutes south of Prague by car) is an attempt to prove that sustainable architecture can still be stylish. But it is also a case where beauty definitely belongings to the eye of the beholder.

Designed by Czech firm Caraa, the wheelchair-accessible courtyard house features open-plan interiors with concrete walls and ceilings and light oak-wood floors, according to Curbed.

The architects used discarded materials like corrugated aluminum in the construction and kept the surrounding land and courtyard garden un-landscaped to keep water use to a minimum. It’s definitely another great experiment in developing sustainable housing

[Curbed] Christopher Cameron


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