I am intrigued...backyard splash pad! No up keep. Small footprint. Cheaper than a pool. Safer than a pool. Awesome. In the winter put a fire pit and chairs on it
DIY:: Put a Shelf over a Window and Use the shelf Brackets- to hold a Curtain rod ! So Clever & Lovely ! And it Gives a Custom Finished Off Look ! via Martha
Drawing of a berm house with green roof and water catchment/cistern.
Shell only $ 2700, bioniser filtration system ( no chemicals)$1700, interior pool finish around $ 1800. Sitting it on a existing concrete slab with 75 mm of gravel underneath
natural pool, it's like the lake in your backyard
A greenhouse right up against the side of the house. I wonder if the humidity causes problems, seeping into the walls of the house? source = www.simondale.net/undercroft.htm
passive solar design
passive solar heating/cooling. Even better illustration of passive solar design principles.