Santa Monica house
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The Santa Monica house was one of the first homes built by LivingHomes and is the residence of Steve Glenn, founder of the company.
Most of the walls are windows which cuts down on electric light usage and gives the home an airy, expansive feeling.
|Location||Santa Monica, California|
Summary of house features
- Passive solar design
- Solar hot water system
- Solar panels (photovoltaic)
- Grey water system processes shower water coming and recycles it for irrigation.
- Extensive windows allow owners to cut down on electric light usage and give the home an airy, expansive feeling
- Stylish design
- Factory built modular construction (11 modules used)
- Moveable bedroom walls all house to be reconfigured.
- Cinderblock construction to save cost
- Paperstone countertops made from leftovers from pulp mills (eco-friendly and sturdy).
- Movable wall-to-floor closets (like a compactus).
- The roof garden on top of second floor bedrooms.
- Designer: Living Homes
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