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February 22, 2021

Fire Hall 17 in Vancouver

The new Vancouver Fire Hall 17 is the second-largest training fire hall for VFRS and specialize in HazMat response for the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The building type is institutional with a gross floor area of 2,900 m2 was built in 2021. It offers a 99.67% reduction in operational carbon emissions compared to […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 22, 2021
United Kingdom

Worcester School Sports and Drama Hall (Bartholomew Barn)

The Worcester School Sports and Drama Hall also known as “Bartholomew Barn” was completed in 2016 as the certified passive house & Saint-Gobain Multi-Comfort building with a floor area of…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

November 13, 2020
Sweden

Knivsta Center for Sports and Culture

CIK center for sports and culture in Knivsta, Sweden, is a combination of premises for both sports and culture in the same facility that creates conditions for meetings between many…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 31, 2020
United States

HANAC Senior Residence in NYC

HANAC Senior Residence is located in Queens, New York City, USA. The inauguration took place in 2018, and it is the first affordable senior housing development built for seniors in…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 17, 2019
Finland

Vaasa Vocational Institute in Vaasa

Vaasa Vocational College in Finland is a secondary education centre built/refurbished in 2013, and there are 17 different vocational qualifications and 34-degree programs. School buildings are characterised by a high…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 16, 2019
United States

Garfield Passive House in Williamstown

Garfield House Passive House Residence Hall in Williams College is located in Massachusetts, USA. The building of 1,500 m2 was completely remodelled in 2019. Garfield House is a 40-bed, suite-style residence…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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August 30, 2019
Spain

Nueva Sede BBVA in Madrid

The seven interconnected low-rise units that integrate Ciudad BBVA in Madrid gravitate around the 100-meter diameter plaza presided over by La Vela: a 93-meter high-rise that has already claimed a…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

March 2, 2017
France

La Seine Musicale in Paris

The building “La Seine Musicale” is a combination of beautiful architecture and modern technology. This new cultural centre was commissioned by the Hauts-de-Seine Departmental Council and designed by architect Shigeru…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 20, 2016
France

Elithis Tower in Dijon

The Elithis Tower in Dijon, France was completed in 2009 as a building of 5,000 m2 with ten stories of office space with a restaurant on the ground floor. The…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

March 16, 2016
Norway

Future Active House in Stjørdal

Built in 2012 as a single-family house in Stjørdal with the footprint of 165 m2 with wooden frame construction with natural ventilation. Automatically controlled roof windows and four facade windows…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

December 14, 2015
Sweden

Villa Moelven in Stockholm

Villa Moelven is a celebration of the raw materials from the forest in 2015. The building is constructed of 100% wood products and the aim is to show that a…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova