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...

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Certified passive building in Poland

1.       Introduction Increase of energy prices and need of natural environmental protection has caused growth of interest in passive houses also in Poland. Although, it is difficult to show buildings, that are strictly corresponding to...

Largest Passive House project in Europe has been opened in Tirol (Austria)

The largest Passive House project in Europe (project Lodenareal) has been opened in October 2009 in Innsbruck, the capital city of Tirol  (Austria). About 35.000 m² (brutto) for 354 flats (26.000 m²) have been build by the building owner...