7 low-energy ModCell homes

  • Project type : New Construction
  • Building Type : Collective housing < 50m
  • Construction Year : 2015
  • Delivery year : 2015
  • Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season.
  • Net Floor Area : 668 m2
  • Construction/refurbishment cost : 1 575 000 €
  • Number of Dwelling : 7 Dwelling
  • Cost/m2 : 2 358 €/m2
  • Cost/Dwelling : 225 000 €/Dwelling

Moderated by : Sylvain Bosquet

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