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
An amphibious house is a building that rests on the ground on fixed foundations but whenever a flood occurs, rises up in its dock and floats there buoyed by the floodwater.The amphibious house is located adjacent to the River Thames (...)
Detached family house in Castellterçol, a village 45kms in the north of Barcelona. The house has been built following the “Passivhaus standard”, and is actually is certification process (02/2013). The heating demand is 13kwh/m2&year (...)
This house has been conceived as a true bioclimatic greenhouse, offering a south facade in double glazing, free to hide thanks to a system of shutters whose positions are managed by jacks. The north facade is completely buried in a mound planted. Skylights with deflector are present in the rooms. The roof is insulated with cork and ventilation is done naturally ensuring thermal comfort.
This house consists of a wooden structure and walls of mud brick made on the spot, the coatings are in lime / sand and all the elements were manufactured in Morocco (windows, shutters, systems of openings, kitchen), the goal is to use a minimum of machined and imported objects, giving priority to the local.