The 100 Km House: Franklin Azzi in Normandy


In summer one often entertains, and could use some extra room. Franklin Azzi Structures renovated an existing house and added an addition of two fabric rooms. The walls go away when they are not needed at the end of the season. None of the materials used come from more than 100 kilometres away, a concept that we will hear more of as we start considering the carbon footprint of transporting building materials. (that is our next challenge to architects- design the 100 mile house! ) it harvests rainwater, has a hybrid solar energy system, and geothermal heating. We can't figure out what "intelligent flagstone" is but think it is connected to the geothermal. Franklin Azzi Structures via ::Mocoloco