Transformers: Eco House by Studio Dror For Indecisive Modernists

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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?
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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."

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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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