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Category: New York

CASE STUDY : The underground studio

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From a high guru of the earth-sheltered arts, rob roy, this rare wood earth-sheltered and earthen-roof home studio packs a punch. With an almost kinkade-esque quality, the underground studio has a 6″ earthen roof and is bermed on 3 sides.

CASE STUDY : Adirondack House

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This amazing ultra-modern underground home blends in as well as it shines. With a luxurious floorplan, the architect firm Gluck+ designed this amazing house in Adirondack, NY, with a palatial layout and private lap pool.

CASE STUDY : Former Atlas F missile silo home with private airstrip

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A classic, and well-executed example of converted former missile silo homes. This former Atlas F missile launch site has been converted to a 2300 sqft luxury underground home, with 2 stories of home underground and a deck and cabins structure hiding the entrance. The missile silo itself is over 200 feet deep!

CASE STUDY : Fieldstone Suite

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This small underground home packs a lot of punch. Serving as a rental (but not bed and breakfast), this 600 sqft pristine example of the retaining wall style with an earthen roof lets you truly experience the benefits of an earth-sheltered home.

CASE STUDY : Clark House

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A well-documented underground home and NESEA open house, the clark house is a great contemporary example of a modern underground home. Built and installed in January, 1991, this earth-sheltered home in New York state puts a lot of emphasis on good design and passive solar (PAHS) principles.

LINK : Solar-powered Earth-Sheltered home in NY, featured by Rochester Solar (External Link)