architecture: Ecohabitation Residence

Renovated existing structure with third floor addition

BEFORE and AFTER

The large wall of southwest facing windows passively heat the floor in the winter

Recycled slate blackboards are used as tiles in the shower

An intensive garden on the roof is installed over the third storey addition to produce a variety of vegetables, herbs, flowers and grasses

Peas growing on rooftop garden

The street level asphalt is replaced by permeable earth surface to grow squash and sunflowers