The existing building, a typical 1960´s Athens single-family house, was selected for a full refurbishment using Passivhaus standards. The bearing structure was originally made by reinforced concrete with no insulation in the walls (...)
Troni-Brien House is a single family project with particular clients which were looking to live in a Zero Energy House, therefore the right standard to design with was Passivhaus. In Chile, normal housing heating demands about 150 (...)
The existing buildings meet an old industrial town with homes that were very outdated. The whole is transformed into a boarding house intended for the reception of people in social difficulty. The facades of housing redeveloped in (...)
In order to minimize the consumption of primary energy and non-renewable resources, attention was paid to the use of biobased materials and the absence of conventional central heating. The carbon footprint of the final construction is close to zero. These ambitions were translated from the design phase of the project and the study on overall performance conducted by the design office helps to highlight their impact on the project and its environment.