The First ECO-SANDWICH® House is a unique example of a holistic and innovative approach to sustainable architecture. The house is the first of twelve planned passive house energy standard multi-family houses in the green area of City (...)
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 (...)
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The Low Carbon category has been chosen due to the fact that this development takes a holistic approach to carbon reduction in the built environment: embodied carbon in the building materials is drastically reduced through the use of timber and straw for structure and insulation, while operational energy use is reduced through high levels of thermal insulation, triple glazed windows, reduced air infiltration and efficient Passivhaus certified mechanical ventilation units with heat recover and automatic summer bypass.
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