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Project • By Reynaers AluminiumPrivate Houses

A house as a tree

One of the most remarkable projects by Boris Ignatov, a Bulgarian architect working out of New York and Varna, is his tree-like Conservatory House. This large residential complex façade was made with Reynaers systems CW 50-HI, CW 50-RA and CS 77. The project was nominated by World Architecture News for House of the Year 2010. This unique house has six geothermal probes that create a closed loop ground heat exchange system, which delivers clean heating and cooling. The glazed roof is reversed, which allows natural light to enter and the collection of rain water for irrigation at the same time. The integrated solar vacuum tubes supply all needed domestic hot water. The house is made of natural materials – wood, stone, reinforced conc... More