Solar House

-Newport, RI

A residence designed in the cliff side of Newport, Rhode Island. The house uses passive solar technologies along with active solar panels to power the houses electrical uses and water heating needs.  The houses use of southern exposure leads to its design with much of its glazing on the shed dormers.

This house is to be used as a prototype for a solar residence in which to be built for the right client. its placement of Newport could be moved to a similar coastal community which its passive qualities would still apply.

Ground Floor Plan

Upper Floor Plan



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