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Carter Road

The generous section enabled a design which adapts the house to the path of the sun and thus perfectly incorporating passive solar design principles. The southern side of the house consists of ‘minor’ non-living areas which act as thermal buffers between the cold southerly winds and the living areas. Sustainability features, such as double glazing, high insulation, renewable materials and ‘environmental choice’ finishes have been incorporated as well as the provisions for a green roof above garage/workshop/guest unit. Rainwater is being collected and the wastewater sustainably managed on-site with the help of a worm composting system.