BONE Structure breaks ground on first net-zero residential project in California

June 13, 2016 by  
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Thanks to the off-site manufacturing process, the house is easy to outfit with all the electrical, plumbing, heating and ventilation systems , which can be inserted into precut openings. An air-tight envelope ensures stable interior temperatures, with insulation panels clipped into place between steel columns and polyurethane foam insulation. Related: Stanford’s Start.Home is Built Around a Next-Gen Prefab Core at the Solar Decathlon 2013 The Jacobson Residence is only the beginning for BONE Structure. The firm plans to replicate the concept and build 50 new homes in California in 2016. Meanwhile, if you’re interested in visiting the Stanford house, the property will be available for tour on June, 24, 25 and 26. + BONE Structure

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Will China’s eco-city of the future be built around cars?

June 20, 2012 by  
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How a brand new mini-city in China is rethinking the basic arrangements of car-centric metropolitan areas. 

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