First construction in Brazil built according to the international Passive House standard and financed by the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung – BMBF (German ministry of Education and Research) in partnership with SENAI (...)
A Passivhaus construction in central Italy, a temperate zone categorized as having cold winters and hot summers, that provides energy savings and reduces environmental footprint in a region where the technological requirements are
The Project was to construct a c.200sqm single storey detached 3/4-bedroom house in Carrickmines. We started on site in mid July 2018 and the house was PC certified in February 2019.Sustainability The site is in a beautiful serene (...)
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Sri Lanka has a rich and ancient tradition in building, most importantly, building in ways appropriate for climate and context. It is important for contemporary Sri Lankan architecture to build appropriately for this region, adopting proper technology and materiality, incorporating passive design strategies for natural light and ventilation, thus imbue each building with a place specific response and identity.Sustainable architecture was always ingrained in Sri Lankan architecture, where building was always done with sensitivity to its tropical context and its people. Approaches that embrace these factors are key and should be encouraged.
Construction21 is a collaborative platform dedicated to building professionals, to help them discover and develop new ways of sustainable building. Initially developed with the support of European Union (IEE project), Construction21 platforms are managed by non-profit and academic organizations closely linked to building sector in each country.