First passive house in Brazil

  • Project type : New Construction
  • Building Type : Isolated or semi-detached house
  • Construction Year : 2017
  • Delivery year : 2017
  • Climate zone : [As] Tropical dry
  • Net Floor Area : 56 m2
  • Construction/refurbishment cost : 68 000 €
  • Number of Dwelling : 1 Dwelling
  • Cost/m2 : 1 214 €/m2
  • Cost/Dwelling : 68 000 €/Dwelling

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    BR - 59290-972 , 0000 São Gonçalo do Amarante (Northeast) Brazil

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