Underground homes or low-impact houses are generally preferred by green enthusiasts who want to minimize their negative impact on environment. With housing crisis and shortage of land, many architects and designers are looking supporting the thought of underground homes, to promote a better living for conscious takers.
If you are a nature enthusiast and want to give your bit to nature, then take inspiration from England-based NC Homes and Huntsmere. Both the firms have proposed underground home that will present the best of both worlds – above and under the soil. Located on the grounds of 19th century Limehurst in Bowdon, the three-bedroom home with dome shaped passage in the center would allow natural light into the house.
The house proposed to be hidden underneath the landscaped lush-green English garden is an highly acclaimed and awarded project. The eco-friendly underground home like any other house is provided with kitchen, living area,three bedrooms, jacuzzi and gym, but the best part is slide leading straight to subterranean swimming pool.
Entitled Perdu, the underground house is provided with some environmentally friendly features like rainwater harvesting, heat exchange system and hot water heated with the help of solar tubes. The proposed circular house, being an underground abode offers stable environment and temperature, while minimizing the loss of green space.
Perdu a luxurious underground house with its guide price £2.5M (approx. $3.7 M) is going to be one of the uniquest low impact and self-heating homes offering comfort underground.