It is very popular trend nowadays to become closer to the nature in different ways. People buy the houses in the countryside and use modern eco-friendly technologies. Lots of architects are inspired by the nature creating their masterpieces. So does Make Architects company. It presented a project of a dream home based on an eco- futuristic design in Bolton, a town not far from Manchester in the North East of England. This huge 8,000 square feet flower-shaped house looks very interesting from above especially at night when it is lighted against a background of the green land. High quality design was extremely important, but the opportunity to deliver a home of optimal environmental efficiency was identified as the primary focus for this project. The four-bedroom, single-storey family home is the first zero carbon property in this area. Different installations such as the ground source heat pump, the photovoltaic panels or the wind turbine makes this dwelling really eco-friendly and innovative.
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Isn’t it great to live in the house that you built with your own hands? When you are your architect, you put your soul into your house design and make everything exactly how you want it to be. It’s also the best way to save money. Simon Dale and his father in law built this beautiful house in Wales by themselves and only a little help from their friends. It seems that they mostly used the materials found on the building site – the cost of construction is approximately 3000 pounds. Look at how cozy and unique this house is – the hobbits would love to live there. The house makes Simon’s family feel as close to the nature as possible and it has minimal visual impact being dug into the hillside.
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