Airtightness of Buildings and Ductwork

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Brick Vault House / Space Popular

This residential house is currently among the finalists for the Archdaily Building of the Year 2021.

  Architects: Space Popular Area:  235 m² Year:  2020 Photographs:  Mariela Apollonio Collaborating Architects: Estudio Alberto Burgos, Javier Cortina Maruenda City: Santa Bárbara Country: Spain The Brick Vault House is a prototype for...

Casa Rossa Chemnitz

The multi-family house from the turn of the century was saved from demolition and extensively renovated. 6 apartments were set up with the latest technology and low energy consumption. The usable building fabric was carefully renovated and...

PVadapt project

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 818342.

Concept and objectives:   The building integrated photovoltaics sector can benefit from innovations in construction and solar energy alike, even moreso when the two are in sync.   In the PVadapt project, combined...

Lisbjerg Bakke

On the outskirts of Aarhus lies Lisbjerg Bakke, a 4,100m2 hybrid timber building and winner of the 2014 ‘sustainable social housing of the future’ competition.   In a joint venture between the architects and engineers, the full lifecycle...

12th International BUILDAIR Symposium

Current know-how on airtightness, leaks and ventilation systems   All colleagues from Germany, Europe and beyond, who are concerning with the subject of airtightness of buildings, are cordially invited to contribute to the...

12th International BUILDAIR Symposium

Inform, present and discuss experiences: This is the motto for measurement teams, planners, craftsmen, architects and energy consultants to meet in Hannover on June 25 and 26, 2021 for the 12th International BUILDAIR Symposium - or take...

Dublin city housing regeneration to passive-grade and community hub

Before the refurbishment started, the local authority had around 1,500 bedsits right across the city. Known as zero-bed units, they were small – usually no more than 26 square metres – and as they aged, they became progressively less...

Kohlerhaus (Italy)

The Kohlerhaus, a building dating back to the 14th century, was renovated to accommodate 10 apartments with the high standards of comfort and efficiency. The historical research carried out by the architect revealed the rich past of the...