Partial Underground Living: Edgeland Residence by Bercy Chen Studio

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Edgeland Residence by Bercy Chen Studio is an fascinating technique to modern house design in that it makes use of the Native American Pit House concept.

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A Pit House is often sunken inside the flooring benefiting from the earth’s thermal modifications and shelter to provide regulated temperatures. We featured the Wells Underground House a while once more that moreover included this concept.

The Edgeland Residence modernizes the Pit House in that it makes use of the earth’s shelter together with extreme effectivity strategies such as a result of the constructed-in hydronic HVAC system. The architects make clear that the mechanical system “combines hydronic heating & cooling, geothermal heat commerce, half-change thermal heat storage and a inexperienced roof for max energy effectivity. The problem moreover incorporates a wise pool that provides an extra thermal mass that ties into the geothermal system.”

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I identical to the division of space – it seems like a grand entrance when you arrive on the residence, and separate houses whereas dwelling there. The central opening permits for cross breezes and circulation along with daylight.

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Partial Underground Living: Edgeland Residence by Bercy Chen Studio in main architecture  Category

Partial Underground Living: Edgeland Residence by Bercy Chen Studio in main architecture  Category

Partial Underground Living: Edgeland Residence by Bercy Chen Studio in main architecture  Category

Partial Underground Living: Edgeland Residence by Bercy Chen Studio in main architecture  Category

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