Over Water / Design Workshop, India. The strategy was to build a glass house perched on the land and provide privacy for the inhabitants, at the same time to make sure the lake view gets highlighted from inside for the inhabitants. The structure is wood steel and glass, supported on 2 RCC columns, perched like a bird on land.
The Bamboo House is the first architect-designed and certified passive house in France, with a design incorporating numerous innovations. In this solid timber structure, technical and aesthetic aspects combine to form a unified whole: for example, the foldaway sunshades on the south-facing façade are integral elements of the basic architecture. The outer shell is entirely covered with cut-to-measure bamboo poles threaded onto steel wires ~ Karawitz Architecture