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  7. The Ecomo Home / Pietro Russo

The Ecomo Home / Pietro Russo

  • 00:00 - 23 October, 2010
The Ecomo Home / Pietro Russo
The Ecomo Home / Pietro Russo, Courtesy of Pietro Russo
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Franschhoek, South Africa
  • Architect

    Pietro Russo
  • Client

    Acacia
  • Contractor

    Tim Wolf
  • Project Year

    2010

Text description provided by the architects. The ecomo home is a compact home designed for modern, simple living in collaboration with nature. The design is based on basic sustainable, green design principles. The ecomo home offers a low-maintenance, modern, well-designed green housing alternative.

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Courtesy of Pietro Russo

The ecomo home is a predesigned, prefabricated, customised home, offering numerous options in layout, size and finish. These custom designs allow unique solutions for unique sites and are sustainable, thoughtfully designed, modular systems built.

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Courtesy of Pietro Russo

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These three elements can be arranged to the client’s need or some of these elements can simply be added at a later stage. This offers a big freedom to simply increase the size of the house when needed.

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Cite: "The Ecomo Home / Pietro Russo" 23 Oct 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/82774/the-ecomo-home-pietro-russo/> ISSN 0719-8884
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