The Julio Prestes apartment complex provides a green living environment for residents without sacrificing quality. Developed by the Brazilian government’s PPP Habitacional, a public-private housing partnership, the apartments house (...)
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 (...)
Mixed use development comprising 77 apartaments spread from 2nd floor to 10th floor, offices on 1st floor and commercial spaces on ground floor. Regime of height 2B+GF+10F.
The building dates from 1978, the exterior walls are ceramic block finished with mortar to the outside and plastered to the interior. The interior slabs include a layer of terrazzo on unidirectional forging of concrete joists. PIR insulation panels have been installed directly on the inside of the existing wall, followed by a lining for the passage of installations also insulated with mineral wool and finished with plasterboard panels. The airtightness has been achieved by using acoustic membranes on the upper face of the slabs, the PIR taped together in walls and the existing, repaired plastering of the lower face of the slabs. The heating and cooling system consists of radiant panels supported by a battery included in the double flow mechanical ventilation system with heat recovery. Powered by an aerothermal heat pump and controlled by the mini web-server of the home automation control system.