Upstream of a sustainable trend, the Joshua Tree House is the organic dwelling of the future, inspiring Californian architects.
In these time of sustainable, recyclable, durable and ethical sensitivity, architects are facing new challenges. While collective or private habitats are doing their best to have a minimum carbon imprint, they must also be able to blend in their environnement. Everywhere, there are many examples of integration, and it's once again from California that the latest trends come from.
Living in an organic house
Such is the stunning example of the Joshua Tree, an « Organic House » conceived by Kendrick Bangs Kellogg, in the 80s. With a liveable surface of 430 m², the 26 layered vertebras of its structure stand out in the middle of the rocks. Erected as columns, then redeployed to create a waterproof roof, they mingle with the stone formations like a spider's web in the desert.
Between a troglodyte house and a spatial vessel
In this space from another world, made of cement, steel and glass, there is no window, but 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Located on a hill of the Coachella valley, an area sprinkled with the houses of celebrities, light penetrates through the slits of natural materials and its walls are a robust shelter during storms. A true master piece that bonds with the eco-sphere…
Rethinking the future of the house in the middle of nature
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