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DiogeneModern Exterior

"Diogene," a cabin designed by Renzo Piano and RPBW for Vitra, installed at the Vitra Campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany. Photo: © Vitra

Example of a minimalist exterior home design in Other —  Houzz
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johnhill
John Hill added this to The Gable Goes Mobile, Micro and ModOct 27, 2013

Piano's design is easily the smallest dwelling of the three covered here, and this makes it as much a statement as anything. But Diogene is also a fully loaded package that, like an airplane, takes advantage of every square inch of space. This analogy extends to the aluminum exterior, whose windows and rivets look airplane-like. On the exterior we can see the photovoltaic panels and solar water tubes mounted to half of the gable roof. There is also a rainwater tank underneath the floor that, combined with a biological toilet, aims for the building to work off the grid.

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Raquel Moya added this to mini casasJul 13, 2016

Casa unipersonal y autosuficiente ecológica

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