An Earth Sheltered Home For Independence

A Kansas family built an earth sheltered home with passive solar features to help realize their dream of a sustainable, self-sufficient lifestyle.

065 earth sheltered home - window shades
Sunscreen shading—another example of the dwelling's multiple weatherproofing systems—rests along unique slanted wooden buttresses.... and helped to keep the interior of the house comfortable on scorching summer days.
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