Collection by Zachary Edelson

Modern Homes with Rainwater Collection Systems


When it comes to designing sustainably, there might be no easier resource to harness than water. Pulled from the sky, it can be stored indefinitely and easily used in fixtures like faucets and toilets, thereby cutting back on a home's environmental footprint.

A rainwater catchment system feeds a cistern and outdoor shower.
Rok Oman of OFIS Architects started the renovation of what would become Villa Criss-Cross by tackling a thorny site...
On an eight-foot-wide site in London, architect Luke Tozer cleverly squeezed in...
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Anne Suttles waters the bamboo muhly, palo verde, strawberry tree, and magic carpet thyme thriving in their Austin yard.
The residences are built in two blocks, seperated by a car park.
With a sleek prototype in Emeryville, California, under its belt, Simpatico Homes sets out to redefine prefab's...

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