This modern log home in Finland is heated by the earth

This log villa in Finland can withstand harsh winters and temperatures down to -30°C (-22°F). Finnish architecture firm Pluspuu Oy designed the house as an energy efficient modern residence for cold climates that offers optimal living conditions thanks to a well-insulated envelope and the use of geothermal energy.

The Log Villa sits near a beautiful lake in Central Finland and offers panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. Thick laminated timber logs constitute the envelope and…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/this-modern-log-home-in-finland-is-heated-by-the-earth
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