The building sits on concrete pad foundations, which are stepped to follow the contours of the ground. The fl oors and roof are built in reinforced concrete which was left exposed with shutter marks. The rear raked section of the house merges with the landscape of the garden. This part of the house is a green roof with reinforced concrete retaining walls on either side. The green roof helps to maintain an even temperature in the building through the summer and winter months. The external ...
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