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The house adapts to the plot of land in a layered fashion according on the different levels of privacy needed: private rooms are hidden from the street and adapt gently to the terrain allowing a direct contact with the plot. The more public spaces are closer to the street and slowly gain height Gradually until they arise from the landscape and overlook the horizon above the rest of the rooms. #architecture #wood #domesticity #prefabricated #house #home #spain #ecology #vegetablepatch…

The wooden roofs are arranged such that allow rain water harvesting and subsequent reuse to water the garden in the court. In addition, access to these covers provide comprehensive views to the lush landscape and the enjoyment of solar radiation at appropriate times. #architecture #wood #domesticity #prefabricated #house #home #spain #ecology #vegetablepatch #garden

from TreeHugger

Here's the dirt on a prefabricated plastic earth sheltered home design you can buy off the shelf

There are lots of benefits to earth sheltered homes, and they just got a whole lot easier to build.