This green-roofed castle home in England is cooled by the ocean breeze

With its thick undulating walls and green roof, this villa in England translates the architecture of traditional Celtic fortifications into the language of sustainability. Tonkin Liu Architects designed Ness Point House as a castle-like structure that protects its occupants for the elements while achieving a high level of energy efficiency.

The house occupies a cliff top site in Dover, South East England, and functions as an airtight shelter that utilizes passive and active sustainable design…


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