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Modern Sustainable Home Design at Bird Island, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

You might say this zero-energy house in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is for the birds. Designed by the architects of Berlin-based Graft Lab, their modern, sustainable Bird Island design is a striking urban renewal project composed of an eco-friendly bamboo frame wrapped in an sustainably sourced silicone glass fabric which lets the structure sway with the wind, while giving residents a unique and constantly changing bird’s-eye view of the sky. Apart from looking totally cool, this modern tented structure reflects sunlight and prevents heat absorption to interiors, passively keeping living quarters comfortable. A grey-water recycling system allows for eco-conscious water use and reuse. Bird Island was designed as part of the YTL Green Homes Competition, which challenged eight international architects and designers to put their keenest, Greenest ideas into actio

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