Nathan Good Architects's Cannon Beach Residence has too many green accolades to mention - in addition to its green roof, energy-efficient design, and sustainably sourced materials it's also net-zero. And it has the most spectacular view of the ocean. a 1
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Earth sheltered Pinnacle House is an award-winning, sustainably-designed home in Lyme, New Hampshire. The home was designed and built by architect Don Metz in 1971, a pioneer in green home design and construction. The north-side of the house is built into the hillside, creating a green roof through the use of earth-sheltered building techniques. The house faces due south, offering passive solar gain and spectacular views from every room. thepinnaclehouse.com
"Ms. Bee has built her own cob houses, and warns: “Caution: Cob is addicting”. She encourages women to build their own cob houses, as a way to be less dependent on the patriarchal system for their shelter. She feels that cobbing is a way for women to re-experience a sense of community, and be empowered to make more life choices for themselves."