Solar Arcade

810 sq.ft. single story earth bermed and earth sheltered 1 Bedroom 1 Bath passive solar earth sheltered house plan with vaulted ceilings, solar clerestory, and greenhouse front


Solar Arcade entrance view shows the clerestory windows along the front. These windows admit wintertime sunlight deep into the interior to heat the rear masonry wall. The front wall acts as a Trombe wall isolated from exterior temperature variations by the solar greenhouse.
This plan illustrates the layout. The overall dimensions are 48 ft. long x 24 ft. wide. Meant for a south facing slope.