This is Future Living The Future Living house is a testament to the will of design. It took twenty six designers (a feat in itself) to create it. Every technologic leap was analyzed to make sure anything proposed was possible by 2050. It’s a paradigm shift in home resource creation and location. Water uses gravity to generate pressure. Energy is harvested from solar and wind apparatuses. Air, water and waste are cleaned using a living bio wall and everything is recycled when possible.
Figure 4: Parapet Water Management—Keep rainwater from getting into the top of them. Slope the top of them inward so they don’t stain the building façade. Make sure there is a waterproof membrane under the coping. And always have drip edges—front and back—so they don’t stain the building façade.
a water trombe wall combined with a dual purpose solar + stack ventilation chimney, with mechanically controlled vents, for an attached passive greenhouse/conservatory that also heats/cools the home, circulates air, and lets light and fresh air in