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All these designs (except the Tropical selection) are passive solar eco homes.

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Smaller Eco Houses

Eco-House Kanuka 2BR

The original 2 BR version of this popular passive solar cottage with mezzanine bedrooms. Materials are Black Onduline corrugated cladding with Macrocarpa timber facings to windows and corners.
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Eco-House Kanuka 3BR

The original 3 BR version of this popular passive solar cottage with mezzanine bedrooms. Materials are Black Onduline corrugated cladding with Macrocarpa timber facings to windows and corners.
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Eco-House Pakawau

A sweet little 2BR passive solar beach home featuring adobe thermal feature walls and clerestory windows.
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Eco-House Milton

MODEST SIZED 2 BEDROOM PASSIVE SOLAR HOME WITH STYLING INFLUENCED BY TRADITIONAL JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE. Clad with textured plywood and cover battens, this design is ideal for 'in-fill' sections in high-density residential zones. Two bedrooms and an integrated home office in open plan Living areas with vaulted ceilings.
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Larger Eco Houses

Eco-House Blenheim

The Blenheim was designed back in 2005 for a flat site in the sunny Top of the South. It is a spacious contemporary styled passive solar family home which would stand out from the crowd (in appearance and performance) in any new subdivision or lifestyle block.
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Eco-House Te Mara

At 256m2 total floor area plus a 40m2 veranda and a Loft above the Garage, the Te Mara is a generous family passive solar heated home.
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Eco-House Tawa

A Passive Solar ecologically friendly contemporary family home designed for new subdivisions in order to 'buck the trend' of standard housing around them. The home features a Living wing and a bedroom wing separated by a double garage
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Solabode Houses

Eco-House Solabode Starter Home

Design Drawings only

The original 3BR Solabode with internal solid adobe walls. An Award winning affordable eco home.
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Eco-House Solabode Starter Home v1.2

A modified Solabode Starter Home with 3 bedrooms and garage.The Lounge and Dining room depth were extended out to provide a more spacious living space and to improve the architectural appearance along the front of the building.
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Eco-House Solabode Solar Tempered 2 BR + Carport

While not a true passive solar home, this 2 bedroom house has all the energy efficient features of other Solabodes except for a thermal mass floor.
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Solabode MK1 Houses

Eco-House Solabode MK1 V1 2BR

The original 2BR Solabode with internal solid adobe walls. An Award winning affordable eco home.
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Eco-House Solabode Mk1 V2 2BR

The second Solabode built with attached garage and a variation on the floor plan layout.
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Eco-House Solabode Mk1 3BR

Solabode 003 with a pitched gable roof for better snow shedding.
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Solabode MK2 Houses

Eco-House Solabode Mk2 1BR + Carport

A very low cost 1 bedroom + carport home, without compromising on comfort or energy efficiency.
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Eco-House Solabode Mk2 2BR

A simple 2 bedroom Solabode Mk2 design and lean-to carport with sheltered alcoves for firewood.
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Eco-House Solabode Mk2 3BR + Garage

A modular 3 bedroom home with sloping ceiling and open plan kitchen/dining/lounge.
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Eco-House Solabode Mk2 3BR, Study, Garage + Workshop

A simple passive solar 3 bedroom plus study home with open plan living and attached double garage with large workshop.
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Eco-House Solabode Mk2 2 BR + Carport

At just under 92 sqm this compact house has all the great features and comfort of a Solabode passive solar home, for a very reasonable price. The plan was set up for a future extension to the west side.
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Solabode MK3 Houses

Eco-House Solabode Mk3 2 BR + Garage

This plan has two bedrooms facing north at each side of the building and set back slightly under the eaves for a reduction in winter sunshine to reduce overheating on sunny winter days - allowing easier sleeps.
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Eco-House Solabode Mk3 3 BR + Carport

This very compact 142mē 3 bedroom + study family home has a versatile changeable living space using large sliding doors and is designed in the Califonian bungalow style
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Tropical Collection

Vanuatu

Design Drawings only

This generous sized holiday home designed for tropical locations is primarily constructed with pre cast concrete tilt-panel walls, as such technology and material sources are usually available in most locations with an international port.
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Aitutaki

Designed as a holiday home on a coastal site in the Cook Islands, this little bach provides all the comforts of home in the tropics in a sweet architectural package designed to emulate the Pacific 'Beach Fale' style.
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