30 Oct

Dubbed the Lighthouse, the highly eco-friendly house was designed by Potton and was meant to “encourage a way of living that is inherently ‘light’ on the world’s resources whilst combining the practicalities of today’s average homeowner.”

It sits on screw piled foundations (raised from the ground to minimize impact), features a sloping 40-degree roof that captures wind for cooling and ventilation, has triple glazed large windowsto reduce heat loss and also packs photovoltaic panels and built-in systems that would recycle rainwater. Not sure how eco-conscious people are, but I’m glad that a net-zero carbon self built home exists. 

view the gallery or build your own “light” house at Potton.


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