Called the Heliotrope, this innovative home by Ralph Disch essentially “takes full advantage of the sun by rotating with it, allowing daylight to course though its triple-pane windows and energize its large roof-mounted solar array and solar thermal pipes.” Video after the break. Click here for more pictures.

The effect is that the house generates five times the energy it consumes, thus making it one of the most practical zero-energy homes in existence.

[via DviceInhabitat]

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