If you admired LifeEdited’s shape-shifting Manhattan accommodation from a few years ago, adapt to be abashed by the architecture consultancy’s latest project—an off-grid affluence Maui home that produces added activity than it needs. While LifeEdited:Maui is added than bifold the admeasurement of the transforming Manhattan project, the Hawaii home was additionally congenital to advance the envelope in acceptable design. The home, congenital for LifeEdited architect Graham Hill, offers the top of the band in eco-friendly and space-saving amenities, materials, and technologies – from Sunflare solar panels to Resource Appliance murphy beds.
Located on 2.2 acreage of rural acreage in Haiku, LifeEdited:Maui is a two-story home with 1,000 aboveboard anxiety of calm active amplitude and an added 330-square-foot lanai, or cloistral veranda. In befitting with LifeEdited’s aesthetics of ‘small space, big design,’ the off-grid home fits an absorbing arrangement of amenities acknowledgment to transforming appliance and space-saving techniques, and can calmly absorb over twenty bodies at once.
“LifeEdited:Maui is a archetypal for how we can innovate to alive in the future,” writes LifeEdited COO Ross Porter. “It allows a ancestors to alive a big, happy, modern, acceptable off-grid activity in a 1,000 aboveboard bottom home that functions like one alert its size.” The home, completed aboriginal this year, sleeps up to eight in four bedrooms and two and a bisected baths. When not in use, assertive bedrooms can be calmly acclimatized for added uses, like appointment spaces, acknowledgment to Resource Furniture’s transforming accoutrement that amalgamate functionality with aesthetics.
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The home’s glassy abreast architecture isn’t visually advised bottomward by its absorbing off-grid capabilities either. Sunflare’s custom-sized thin-film solar panels are about airy on the standing-seam metal roof and accommodate ability that’s stored in a Blue Ion 2.0 Activity System. Natural lighting and blast is maximized throughout the home acknowledgment to abounding applicable ceramics like the Andersen MultiGlide sliding bottle doors. A 15,000-gallon rainwater catchbasin collects rainwater for irrigation. Automated technology is chip in abounding areas of the home. A Sense activity adviser keeps activity levels in check. The comfortable eco-home was completed for aloof beneath $1 million.
Via NY Times
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