From an ecological perspective, pneumatically impacted stabilized earth (PISE) is a nearly perfect building material. A new house, halfway between Carmel and Big Sur, near California’s central coast, showcases PISE’s residential potential.
The back yard here is certainly designed for entertaining, whether it is for a large party or just for the lucky couple in the bedroom that faces the yard. Broad sliding doors open directly out onto the yard from that bedroom and also from the living and dining areas ensuring that the house is always full of fresh air and sun.
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Modern architecture has had a presence throughout most of the twentieth century and is defined by contemporary building techniques. First influenced by the Arts and Crafts movement of the 1880s, architects designed modern spaces with open floor plans, absence of ornamentation, and an emphasis on the natural materials and surroundings of the home.