North Carlton Green House is one of the project design of by Zen Architects, An architecture design studio that have commitment to innovative sustainable architecture and had Extensive experience producing energy and water efficient buildings in urban, rural and coastal locations. This magnificent house which is inspired by the owner’s intuitive connection with landscape and the sun is located in in Melbourne, Australia. This green house is design to minimize the water consumption and change it with collecting rainwater and re-using grey water in the garden. Such a perfect Australian modern green house to live. via
Passive heating is provided by a two storey north facing void that allows sun to penetrate deep into the house heating thermal mass of exposed concrete floor and ceiling. Passive cooling is provided by windows located to catch breezes cooled by the courtyard plants and pond while a two storey void facilitates natural heat removal through stack effect.