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CASE STUDY : Dune House

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A sea-side treat, the Dune house is a cave-like underground home designed to mimick the natural beach dunes nearby.

CASE STUDY : Dune House, 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating

Underground Home Details

Name: dune house
Location: Atlantic Beach,FL
Square Footage: 750 x 2
Construction Materials: gunnite shell
Earth Cover: 22in min
Architect: William Morgan, Architects. 220 E. Forsyth St. Jacksonville FL 32202 (address is from 1970s)
Heating and Cooling: heat pump
Year Built 1974
Waterproofing: liquid bituminous, brushed on
Insulation: none required
Citation Source(s): "Earth sheltered housing design : guidelines, examples, and references" by The underground space center, university of minnesota. 1978
Home Status(s): present but unknown