The aim of this project is the refurbishment of a traditional Valencian orchard house, whose constructive typology is called Alquería, in order to achieve a negligible HVAC energy demand The objective of this project was defined cons (...)
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 (...)
Lark Rise, the first Passivhaus Plus building in the UK, was rigurously designed and built by Bere Architecs in 2015 to test the viability of the concept ‘house as power station’ in a north European climate and to establish the potent (...)
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.