WAHFI Two-Family

The traditional architectural style of the duplex was driven by the project’s location in an affluent Boston suburb, says architect Keith Gross.

All runoff from the roof and driveway is piped to underground recharge basins to replenish the local water table.

Water in the experimental passive solar window system from Hunter Douglas, is suspended between layers of coated glazing where it holds heat from the sun for radiating to the interior at night. Automatic exterior louvered shades eliminate solar gain during the summer months.

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