The Glass House, shortly after it was built in 1951 as the home of Bo Bardi and her husband, Pietro Maria Bardi. “The Glass House has to be ranked as a major theme of modern architecture,” wrote Gio Ponti of the building in Image courtesy Acervo Ins
SOURCE:Unknown ITEM: Passive Solar Design APPLICATION: The orientation should be done in a way that sun light is used more than artificial light in order to stay connected with nature as well. WHY THIS PIN: Shows sun movement for summer and winter.
This Maui house is entirely self-sufficient, boasting a combination of features that save and produce energy, and collect and store rainwater.
Gallery of Ecological Shelters at Finca El Retorno / G Ateliers - 15
The bench is not difficult to build, but it requires a methodical construction process. If you follow the procedure carefully, you get a massive top that's flat, square, and needs hardly any cleanup after it's glued together. The top has four rows of bench-dog holes bored into it. Specialized hardware called bench dogs fit into these holes, and when combined with other accessories and our Yost woodworking vise, the benchtop can hold a workpiece of just about any shape or reasonable size…