Back to Nature for Edgeland House

Pit-houses, partially buried into the landscape, rely on the surrounding earth to regulate temperature and bear the brunt of extreme weather conditions. Despite extensive discovery in the far North and Southwest, pit-housing is not endemic to North America, having been identified in the far South, Europe and Japanfloral-roof-green-insulation-700x1041

Emotional and evocative, the Edgeland House project sought to heal the once industrial landscape on which it was built and symbolize a meeting of cultural, architectural and environmental philosophy. green-insulation-turf-roof-700x429

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