Modern Home, Point Loma House in San Diego
Point Loma homes, according to architect Jensen & the Macy Architects’ houses have been prepared in accordance with the principles of natural ventilation and passive solar design. Horizontal sunglasses shield the glass from the advantages of summer, while the interior of natural ventilation through the central atrium and clerestory windows. The shape of the simple home is compact (48 “L x 40″ W x 23 H ‘), minimizing the exterior surface area, maximizing thermal performance, and reduce the electrical and plumbing runs. Living, dining, kitchen and master bedroom are located on the upper level and oriented to capture views of the Pacific Ocean, Mission Bay and La Jolla. “You could say that the most striking thing about this house is the fact that 95% of anticipated electricity demand ensured by roof-mounted photovoltaic system. A smarter way to go, especially for a place to stay this dimension.