A beautiful outside sitting area for the family. It also plays a role of reducing the temperature and humidity in the air at the ground floor. The walls around it acts as a barricade from direct sunlight.
The main source of sustainable green energy. It also acts as a protection to the roof and provides shade during daytime.
Double layer glass to lessen the heat transfer and add natural contrast from the outside view.
The way to the main door of the house. It is intentionally designed to have a wall at the front to maintain the privacy of the family.
Promotes segregation of paper, glass
and metal tin.
Door to the kitchen and emergency exit
Room for the main distribution panel board, 5 Growatt Inverters and the Greywater Control System.
Protects the west portion wall of the house. It acts as a natural barrier from heat and adds natural beauty to the structure.
Protects the ground floor from direct sunlight especially during afternoon.
The HCT GreenNest’s strategy in the eco house design is to integrate the Omani culture and tradition to the modern approach of building a house. Keeping in mind the diverse environment of Oman, the house is built on solid concrete core as the foundation of this strong and tough structure. Without using any huge pillars which are commonly found in buildings and take up a lot of space, HCT GreenNest used insulated concrete form, freeing up space in the first floor the house. The construction team used eco-
A popular material in the construction industry, the Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) has been tested and proven to be eco-
Oman’s identity is distinctively reflected in the HCT GreenNest Eco house. It values the importance of nature and exemplifies a green environment.
Double glazed windows are double glass window panes separated by an air space to reduce heat transfer of the whole building envelope.
HCT GreenNest Eco House
Sultanate of Oman
Oman Eco House Design Competition