Sustainable Public, Cooperative and Social Housing

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2019 EU Mies van der Rohe Award for Grand Parc Bordeaux

A fresh approach to social housing: Lacaton & Vassal architects, Frédéric Druot Architecture and Christophe Hutin Architecture have won the 2019 Mies van der Rohe Award for their transformation of 530 apartments in the Grand Parc Bordeaux...

Procuring energy saving building technologies for residential buildings

ATC Turin (ATC) is a public agency providing social housing in the Italian province of Turin. It has been improving the environmental and energy performance of its properties since 1996.   ATC was a partner of the Public Administration Procurement...

Shelter pilot project - Société Wallonne du Logement Pilot site

 Project name:  “PEI” (Exceptional Investment Plan) major renovation of 72 social housing units in the Chestnutorchard and Hornbeam orchard dead-end streets in Tubize.Years of construction: 1975-1978Type of building: Apartments in...

Shelter pilot project - Bulgarian Housing Association Pilot implementation

Pilot buildings:pilot 1:  Year of construction – 1950, Condominium apartment building consisting of four floors, each with three apartments and an attic area, partially used for living purposes – 16...

Shelter Pilot project - Dynacité Pilot site implementation

 Address:  Nurieux Volognat, FranceYear of construction:  1972Type of building:  Three-storey buildingNumber of dwellings:  14 dwellingsTenure:  Social RentalHVAC system:  Natural ventilation an central collective heating system, used for...

Shelter pilot projet - Black Country Housing Group Pilot site report

Construction characteristics    Short terraced blocks of between 3 and 5 houses with solid walled construction; all with three bedrooms on two floor levels and with approximately 72m2 total floor area. Roofs are sloping and of timber...

Affordable passive housing units in Brussels

L'Espoir: 15 Kwh/m²/an Rue Fin 3-13, BE-1080 Molenbeek-Saint-Jean 14 new sustainable duplexes that low income families acquired at lesser cost.   Gross area: 1,833 m²   Handover: End of 2009   Construction costs VAT /...

Bristol Green Doors

Bristol Green Doors at a glanceThe project is a real life installation of solid wall insulation which will be covered under the Green Deal and ECO part of the Green DealThe project aims to test the viability of purchasing...

Cogeneration in housing - Information Sheet - Brussels

Cool Roofs in Europe - Initiatives and Examples