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Solar-powered houses on sale in Spain, in the south, plenty of sunny days.

The Marbella startup Sunhouse360º will debut in 2016 their first “smart” home that rotates to follow the sun’s path throughout the day, maximizing sunlight to heat the home and save energy. Thanks to its sophisticated system of home automation, Sunhouse360º allows you to maximize the levels of thermal comfort in your home at all times of the day, while allowing you to choose the best views your home can offer. Sunhouse360º is a sustainable house respecting the environment, built with the most advanced technologies and delivered with excellent quality finish. 360 degrees of freedom and 100% comfort throughout the year.

The circular house, which is built elevated off the ground, rotates a full 360 degrees on its own axis, in any direction, collecting energy through solar panels. The company estimates that the design can save up to 70 percent in energy. It will also reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 68 percent and electrical consumption for running hot water by up to 80 percent.

The current houses cost €3,000 per square meter, or about €760,000 for a design of a little over 250 meters. They’re located in Marbella, at the South of Spain. Would you live in this kind of house? Take a look at the video: