Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

Mariahilferstrasse 182 - Vienna, Austria

BUILDING DESCRIPTION   The building consists of 29 residential units, of which 9 apartments and around 760 m² of living space are attributable to the newly developed two-storey attic floor. In the ground floor zone, around 270 m² of...

Avenger – detached house in Creuse, France

This detached house represents the designer’s ambition to make this type of housing accessible to all and thus drastically reduce pollution related to buildings. The house is 100% autonomous thanks to its field of 96 m² bifacial photovoltaic panels...

Castelldefels: ¨Esencia Mediterránea¨ building

  “Esencia Mediterránea” is a Certified Passivhaus residential building, situated close to the beach of Castelldefels, 30 km south of Barcelona, Spain. The objective of the developer was to maximize the comfort and energy efficiency of...

Paint it Green: energy efficient retrofit in Limette, Belgium

The renovation project "Paint it Green" was undertaken by the owner company CoRI - Coating Research Institute after identifying two important concepts: the need for more space as well as the modernization of the company image. Focusing on...

Søreide primary school: Norway

The school was built in 2012/13 as a public private partnership. The main energy related targets were to achieve passive house standard, to use prefabricated timber facades and renewable energy sources. The building should reach high...

Zero Emission Green Building Kirstein & Sauer

  The office and commercial building was realized as a zero-emission building. On the basis of a high-quality heat protection and a very efficient system technology, the energy saving regulations (EnEV 2009) are undercut by 65%. Due to...

REZ L2: semi-detached wood frame NZEB in Rovello Porro Italy

The building REZ L2 is located in an area of residential expansion outside of the urban centre of the city of Rovello Porro (CO), Lombardia Italy. This two storey, semi-detached residential dwelling is made with a wood frame construction...

Plus-energy St. Franziskus Elementary School in Halle, Germany

In Halle (Saale), a plus-energy school was built as a sustainable and ecological construction made with a timber frame and cellulose insulation in accordance with the Passive House standard. The building replaces the old existing site of...

Zaramaga - social housing renovation challenge in sustainability

The project consists of an energy refurbishment in a social housing block containing 30 dwellings built between the 1950’s and 60’s and located in the neighborhood of Zaramaga in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain. The owner´s housing association,...

The Edge: Amsterdam office building with highest BREEAM score to date

The Edge is located in ZuidAs, Amsterdam and is currently considered the greenest building in the world, according to the BREEAM green building certification scheme. The building has been given the highest ­sustainability score ever...