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Eco-chic Minimum House, Germany

Scheidt Kasprusch Architekten a Berlin-based studio has designed the Minimum House. Completed in 2008, this two-storey contemporary home is located in Mellensee, Brandenburg, Germany.

According tot he architects: “The Minimum House at Mellensee was developed by the idea that a house with maximum outdoor impressions should make full use of solar yields for the building.

“The reflections of glass and light make the three-side glassed building shells appear immaterial.  The modular building concept, that allowed a contemporary open-plan living space with high ecological and economic standards.

“The annual heating requirements answer to the low-energy standard. Soil sensor, ceiling-mounted radiation heating, controlled ventilation and a heat recovery support thermic automation. A bus system constantly supervises and regulates the contemporary German house.

“All the materials used to build the contemporary German property have been chosen in accordance to ecological and sustainable criteria.” Images courtesy of Christian Gahl.

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April 19, 2012 | Property | View comments

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