Pachamama (Mother Earth) Farmhouse is a home for a family of 4 on an organic farm North of Boulder, Colorado.

A passive solar concrete house, it incorporates:

  • Mass walls and floors
  • Solar hot water
  • Hot water radiant floors
  • Daylighting
  • Solar shading
  • Energy-efficient lighting
  • Natural ventilation
  • Natural, non-toxic materials

Notice the effect of simple overhangs for solar shading in the renderings, showing the shadows that will be cast at noon on the winter and summer solsti.

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Pachamama Farmhouse: Exterior from South Pachamama Farmhouse: Exterior from SW Pachamama Farmhouse: CAD Exterior

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