March 2, 2017

La Seine Musicale in Paris

The building “La Seine Musicale” is a combination of beautiful architecture and modern technology. This new cultural centre, commissioned by the Hauts-de-Seine Departmental Council and designed by architect Shigeru Ban, includes a large 6,000-seat modular concert hall with capacity for three shows a day, an auditorium with 1,100 places designed for classical music, a singing […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 20, 2016

Elithis Tower in Dijon in France

Elithis Tower in Dijon in France (link here) Article by Oscar Hernandez. Published in the REHVA Journal, May 2011. Elithis Tower in Dijon in France, provides strong evidence that net…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

March 16, 2016

Future Active House in Stjørdal

Single family house in Stjørdal with footpring of 165 m2 with wooden frame construction with natural ventilation. Automatically controlled roof windows and four facade windows with sunscreens prevent overheating on…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

December 14, 2015

Villa Moelven in Stockholm

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AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 21, 2015
Czech Republic

Elementary art school in Holice

New school was built in 2014 in Holice, Czech Republic. The school is built in a passive house standard and the expected savings are up to 60%. The building has…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 16, 2015
United Kingdom

Enterprise Centre in Norwich

Enterprise Centre in Norwich is an commercial building aiming to achieve BREEAM Outstanding and passive house certifications designted by Architype. The total area is 3,400 m² and the floor-to-ceiling height…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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August 27, 2015

Royal Danish Opera House in Copenhagen

Build in 2005  ...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

August 11, 2015

Passive house School Högåsskolan in Knivsta in Sweden

Passive house school Högåsskolan in Knivsta in Sweden A new passive house school Högåsskolan was built in Knivsta in Sweden, about 50 km from Stockholm in Sweden. The architect´s company…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

August 10, 2015

Kv. Granen in Norrköping

Location: Norrköping, Sweden Area: ? Year of completion: build in 1971, retrofitted in 2014 Purpose:  residential building with apartments  ...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova


Single and double family houses in Greenland

This case study describes a set of single and double family houses built in Greenland in first half of 20th century. First type is 18D (single and double family house)…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 22, 2014

Hamnhuset in Gothenburg

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden Area: 15,021 m² (brutto heated area) Year of completion: 2008 Purpose:  residential building with 115 apartments Awards: German passive house, Green Building...

AUTHOR: John Woollett