The Urban Green House Is Really Green

No, I don't mean that the Urban Green House is colored green, it's green in the eco-sense of the word. In fact, it's pretty much wood, concrete and black siding on the outside. So how is it green? Well, it is designed to be narrow, letting air flow through naturally during the summer while the wide roof and porch prevents excess sun from entering your home.

The design, by Eric Odor with Chris Meyer of SALA Architects, also features passive solar heating, bamboo floors, composite fiber-cement siding and other eco-friendly elements.

You can learn more about the beautiful house and catch more great pictures of it at Homes and Hues: The Urban Green House Emphasizes the Beauty of Natural Wood


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Clean = byproducts are non-toxic to most or all local life forms
Sustainable = responsible usage will not deplete available resources for a long time
Renewable = resource can be essentially infinite with responsible use
Green = Feelgood scam. Hide your wallet. Not in this case, but as a rule.
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