These 7 terraced homes located in Shirehamton, Bristol, UK, constitute the world’s first commercially available straw eco-homes, using the BM Trada Q Mark certified ModCell Core prefabricated straw bale panel system. As part of the (...)
The House on the Mountain was conceived as house for one family with three additional holiday apartments.It softly nestles against the slope and it’s size, roof shape and materials are inspired by the traditional „Wälderhaus“. The (...)
Flatmettoekomst is a net zero energy retrofit of apartment buildings dated from the early sixties of last century. The project consist of 48 apartments. Currently an additional 80 apartments are retrofitted with the same concept.This (...)
The structural work is made in CLT (Cross Laminated Timber), which allowed to mount the complete envelope in eight weeks. This material does not release CO2 for its production but it has stored it throughout its life. CLT suppresses thermal bridges. Thanks to the size of the CLT panels, the number of joints is reduced and the airtightness is improved.
> Double flow ventilation, yield> 83%.
> Triple glazing, mixed wood / aluminum frame, global Uw = 0.88W / m2k.
> Water management, 400m2 green roof and 15,000 liter rainwater cistern (flushing and cleaning of common areas).
> Solar thermal panels for domestic hot water.
> The main insulation of the envelope (facade and roof) is made of high density mineral wool 45kg / m3 over a thickness of 22cm. lambda = 0.035W / m2k.
> The party walls are insulated by a 2 cm vacuum and 6 cm of HD mineral wool. The floor tiles between the dwellings are insulated with 6 cm of mineral wool HD
> Airtightness n50 = 0.6 h-1