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The Cluny House by Guz Architects located in Singapore demonstrates how nature and technology can be perfectly intertwined with proper planning.

Source: Contemporist Photography by Patrick Bingham Hall

Source: Contemporist
Photography by Patrick Bingham Hall

 

The technology includes EIB systems, photovoltaic cells, and a security systems. The house revolves around a living natural pool that allows passive cooling. Photovoltaic cells and solar water heaters are employed together with design for passive cooling and cross ventilation to reduce energy usage. Irrigation tanks and roof gardens collect and recycle rainwater; and the use of materials such as recycled teak and artificial timber adds warmth without compromising the finite resources of our environment.

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References

Cluny House Guz Architects « Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://inhabitat.com/green-roofed-cluny-house-embodies-low-energy-luxury-in-singapore/cluny-house-guz-architects-13/?extend=1

The Cluny House by Guz Architects » CONTEMPORIST. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.contemporist.com/2011/02/24/the-cluny-house-by-guz-architects/

The Cluny House by Guz Architects â�� PropGoLuxury – Property News. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.propgoluxury.com/EN/PropertyNews/singapore/1607-cluny-house-guz-architects.html

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