This Iranian House Makes the Most of Its Desert Setting With Tesla Technology
Also featuring an opening and closing “double skin.”
The Alavi House concept in Iran sits on the edge of the desert, with hardly any rainfall and year-round high temperatures. To get around this problem, the architects behind the house, BMDesign, designed the building with a sloped roof to create areas of negative pressure that help to ventilate the building and keep it cool. Sitting on top of this concrete house is a “double skin,” finished in new invisible
Another building that takes a different approach to sustainable living is the “Tree Tower” that Penda and TIMBER are hoping to build in Toronto.