A Couple’s Home Strives for Sustainability in an Olive Grove Near Madrid

Slow Studio uses passive design techniques to create a brick house with a surprisingly light footprint.
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When the owners of this Spanish property met with Slow Studio, they were looking for a dwelling that would connect their lives with the world around them. "The clients are in engineering and fashion, and they wanted to find the best solution for their family in terms of design and efficiency," says architect Jade Serra. "They also desired a passive house with zero energy consumption." 

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Kelly Dawson
Kelly Dawson is a writer in Los Angeles who has been contributing to Dwell's print and online publications since 2015. Follow her on Instagram @kellydawsonwrites.


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