Meet the Ultra-Efficient Homes of the Future

Posted by Mike Confino, March 4, 2015

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Resources are dwindling, prices are rising, and energy efficiency has never been more important. Commercial buildings have long been designed with conservation in mind: Taiwan’s national stadium is covered almost entirely with solar panels, and the CaixaForum Museum in Madrid boasts a living wall of 15,000 plants. However, with the world’s population predicted to exceed 8 billion by 2050, architects are turning their green design skills to residential homes. Potential structures range from ancient mudbrick domes, to space-age Earthships. Some designs are more viable than others, but the Big Deal team have identified five of the most promising candidates. For a glimpse of the future, check out their infographic below.

via INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the Ultra-Efficient Homes of the Future | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building.

  1. TrishRiley Says:

    Meet the Ultra-Efficient Homes of the Future: Resources are dwindling, prices are rising, and energy efficiency… http://t.co/YY2CvheRxc

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