Architecture

Energy efficient villas in China by Vincent Callebaut

Vincent Callebaut Architectures has come up with some extraordinary designs for 45 energy efficient villages in Kunming, southwest China. It’s part of a ‘pioneering scheme encouraging eco-responsible lifestyles’ and it’s being named Flavours Orchard. The concept behind the project is to erect 45 villas within the grounds of a 90,000 square-meter site, with a self-managed food garden, solar roof panels, electric car garages underground, and triple-glazed windows to ‘reduce the need for air cooling equipment’.

It’s pretty impressive, but as a writer who enjoys dark spaces, there’s too much natural light in these designs.

Via DesignBoom

Vincent Callebaut villas
Vincent Callebaut villas
Vincent Callebaut villas
Vincent Callebaut villas
Vincent Callebaut villas

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