Client: New World Development Company Limited Location: Hong Kong Size: 56m² Completion: Aug 2014
Eco Home is a renovation project that met platinum BEAM standard. It aims to demonstrate and educate zero carbon living environment which can still be stylish, young and playful. Material used are all sustainable and they includes banana tree veneer, bamboo flooring and acoustic fibers tiles.
Penetrable window frames and sun screening louvers create an open living environment incorporated with passive climate controls. Bladeless ceiling fan, food waste digester, and a portable hydroponic farming greenhouse provides a green kitchen environment. The bathroom, clad in blue glass, is equipped with air drying faucet, vacuum water closet, water saving washing machine and grey water recycling plant in a stylish “green house library” environment. A custom designed bed with a retractable cover provided with a mini-air conditioner creates micro condition for comfortable sleeping with low energy consumption.
The permeability of the spaces allows daylight and natural breeze to come through to every part of the home.