Contemporary Part Earth Sheltered Split Level House, Truro, CornwallSuper insulated timber frame sustainable build utilising recycled insulation, breathable construction and natural materials. Passive solar heating, solar thermal and photovoltaic collecto                                                                                                                                                     More

Contemporary Part Earth Sheltered Split Level House, Truro, CornwallSuper insulated timber frame sustainable build utilising recycled insulation, breathable construction and natural materials. Passive solar heating, solar thermal and photovoltaic collecto More

As urban architecture reaches ever-greater heights, a new generation of country homes seeks to preserve rural, often protected, landscapes by burrowing downwards. Dominic Bradbury reports on what lies (elegantly) beneath.

Bringing the house down

As urban architecture reaches ever-greater heights, a new generation of country homes seeks to preserve rural, often protected, landscapes by burrowing downwards. Dominic Bradbury reports on what lies (elegantly) beneath.

hobbit style home, complete with sod roof ~ low impact woodland home, excellent south-facing passive solar greenhouse and earth sheltering thermal mass.  perfectly charming!!!

hobbit style home, complete with sod roof ~ low impact woodland home, excellent south-facing passive solar greenhouse and earth sheltering thermal mass. perfectly charming!!!

A-beautiful-Hobbit-garden-shed-3 - this is in an earth-sheltered home

A-beautiful-Hobbit-garden-shed-3 - this is in an earth-sheltered home

Building an Earth-Sheltered Home: Part III - Green Homes - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Building an Earth-Sheltered Home: Part III

Building an Earth-Sheltered Home: Part III - Green Homes - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Malcolm Wells, a 1950-60's era architect, proposed underground earth shelters. He quotes, "After 10 years spent spreading corporate asphalt on America in the name of architecture, I woke up one day...

Malcolm Wells, a 1950-60's era architect, proposed underground earth shelters. He quotes, "After 10 years spent spreading corporate asphalt on America in the name of architecture, I woke up one day...

earth sheltered home with water | Slimstove & Homework_Earth Shelter Study

earth sheltered home with water | Slimstove & Homework_Earth Shelter Study

A great series of shots of the Lattenstrasse(sp?) earth-sheltered house development

Earth House

A great series of shots of the Lattenstrasse(sp?) earth-sheltered house development

An amazing mountainside grass roof home with a well-designed contemporary interior. Beautiful Home Is Energy Efficient And Blends With The Hillside | Tiny Homes

An amazing mountainside grass roof home with a well-designed contemporary interior. Beautiful Home Is Energy Efficient And Blends With The Hillside | Tiny Homes

Modern Earth Shelter: Homes Built into the Hillside - ‘House of Confronted Rooms’ in Paraguay

Modern Earth Shelter: Homes Built into the Hillside - ‘House of Confronted Rooms’ in Paraguay

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