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The front-and-back duplex is designed to allow for maximum privacy between the homes. Here, frameless solar modules produce solar energy and double as a waterproof canopy and shade on the rooftop terraces. "The panels are laminated to glass so you can see some diffused light coming through the panels," says Pollard.
Solar panels: frameless solar modules, Lumos LSX
The home is built to weather the next storm, literally, with nontoxic materials, and it's powered by solar energy and geothermal heating and cooling systems.
Energy-efficient windows help keep the home cool during the summer and warm during the winter. "Frank made sure that there were a lot of windows in the homes. Natural daylight floods the space, and views of the surrounding area are accessible to the homeowners," says Pollard.
Wall paint: Manor Blue 1627, Benjamin Moore
The bedroom floors are made from postindustrial recycled content and use 50 percent less newly harvested wood than conventional alternatives. "I love the colors that the homeowner chose. I could not have done it better," says Gehry.
Wall paint: Glowing Apricot 165, Benjamin Moore
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