Green Home of the Year 2022: The Black House by Stacey Farrell

In a steep, alpine environment where the land is always moving, architect Stacey Farrell envisioned a home of parts — an experiment in what was possible — and a place that delivered no more than needed.

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Within a suburban, semi-alpine context that is prone to landslides, this home stands out, not just by the sheer strength of its ‘split boulder’ metaphor but by a selection of low-maintenance and durable materials, airlock entrances, and adherence to passive construction methods that marry aesthetics with environmental legacy and comfort with passive housing ethos.

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