Lanefab Design/Build Constructs a Beautiful Solar-Powered Home for a Family in Vancouver

September 23, 2013 by  
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The Dumfries St. house by Lanefab Design/Build is now Vancouver’s highest scoring home under the Energuide energy efficiency rating system! The solar-powered laneway house was built by a young family in the rear yard of their parent’s existing Vancouver home. The modern structure also boasts a 14 panel solar PV system , indoor-outdoor living, and a high-end suite of appliances. The family home is just 1050sf and includes 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and a home office. + Lanefab Design/Build The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Architecture , design/build , green design , green homes , lanefab , lanefab design/build , Solar Power , Vancouver architecture        

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Lanefab’s Rainwater Recycling Highbury House is Topped With a Rooftop Garden

April 24, 2013 by  
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The 20th & Highbury laneway house is a new infill mini home in Vancouver that was built by Lanefab for a couple with an interest in urban gardening . The project features rooftop gardening beds adjacent to the south-facing second floor balcony, and it integrates a 700 gallon rainwater storage tank to provide year-round rainwater for watering the property. The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Read the rest of Lanefab’s Rainwater Recycling Highbury House is Topped With a Rooftop Garden Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , energy efficient home , green architecture , Green Building , green design , green roof , Highbury House , lanefab , laneway , Prefab Housing , rainwater recycling , Sustainable Building , sustainable design , urban gardening        

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