The home touches the ground, gently leaving a light footprint on the natural environment. It is powered by 12 kW solar panels and passive solar strategies are also used in the implementation of vast windows on the south side of the home, maximizing the amount of natural light in the interior and providing a breathtaking 180° view of the valley below. Rainwater collection tanks will be implemented to naturally irrigate the terrace gardens.
Through master planning and architectural design, much of this valley home is built from the heavy boulders among its surroundings. A stone walkway leads to the front door and residents enjoy the warmth of a fireplace also built of stone making this modern retreat as cozy as it is beautiful.