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Tour the Tin Box: Sustainable Construction in Miami
Architects David Rifkind and Holly Zickler envisioned their home as a laboratory for socially and ecologically sustainable construction and planning in South Florida.
Tin Box Courtyard
The house represents one-seventh of the embodied energy of a
typical South Florida house. According to architects David Rifkind and Holly
Zickler, the 5kW photovoltaic system generates most of the energy
(approximately 75 percent) used in the house.
By Kara Franker