Architects and designers love flat roofs; they not only look cool but if you design them properly they can permit high-level ventilation and keep the house cool. This one, designed by Studio Dror, "creates a wind tunnel circulating breezes in the summer heat."
Indeed, but who wants all that ventilation in winter and what about snow loads?
voila. Put it on a hinge and tilt it up, and in winter the pitched roof sheds the snow and "assists in the conservation of heat."
We have admired Dror Benshetrit's transformer furniture before, so why not a transformer house? Makes perfect sense. Watch the animation of the eco house at Studio Dror
. via Dwell
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