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Best Green Houses


Haute Écologie: A tony residence near Athens combines glitz and green pldp architects

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June 2009

By David Sokol

The Kavouri Residence, Kavouri Greece
Photo courtesy pldp architects

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Does this house look familiar? The Kavouri Residence, perched on a 150-foot cliff overlooking the historic port of Athens in the outlying town of Kavouri, Greece, helped inaugurate the new Discovery Network channel Planet Green when it began broadcasting in April 2008. Yet “World’s Greenest Houses” paraded the building across America’s television screens without citing the architect. In this month’s Best Green House, we give credit…



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