October 22, 2014
Sweden

Hamnhuset in Gothenburg

Two residential buildings with 115 apartments located in Gothenburg, Sweden, is renovated as a passive house (according to German definition) and also it has obtained the Green Building certification. Hamnhuset in Gothenburg is one of Sweden’s largest passive buildings, refurbished in 2008 based on a design by White Arkitekter AB and and built with these […]...

AUTHOR: John Woollett

October 15, 2014
United Kingdom

30 St Mary Axe in London

30 St. Mary Axe or the Gherkin or also known as the Swiss Re, is an iconic building located in London, United Kingdom. The building has over 47,950 m², mainly…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 8, 2014
Norway

Norwegian Opera and Ballet House in Oslo

The Norwegian Opera and Ballet House looks magnificent from outside to inside and it was designed and built using “whole building design approach” as follows: 1. reduce the demand for…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

July 1, 2014
United States

University of California in Davis, Davis Health & Wellness Center

The University of California in Davis, USA has 6,996 m², and it was completed in 2010. The purpose is student health care, exam, treatment, education and office spaces, laboratory. The…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

June 30, 2014
Sweden

Väla Gård in Helsingborg

The Väla Gård office is located 5 km northeast of Helsingborg. The aim is to build five buildings, out of these two buildings were finished by 2012. The building has…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

Sweden

Stadsskogenskolan in Alingsås

Stadsskogenskolan is a daycare centrum located in Alingsås, Sweden, with the floor area of 3,300 m² and the building was completed in 2013. The project has achieved awards: Swedish Passive…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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Trädgårdsstaden in Skövde

Nursery school Trädgårdsstaden in Skövde, Sweden, is a certified passive house with a floor area of 1,607 m². The nursery can accommodate 110 children and completed in May 2012. Certification…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

June 29, 2014
Sweden

Södra Climate Arena in Växjö

The requirements for this elaborate sports hall in Vaxjö in Sweden was very demanding: compact wooden structure, all‐glazed southern facade, four tennis courts, height 9,0m to the north. The building…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

June 28, 2014
Sweden

Best Western in Årjäng

The Best Western in Årjäng, Sweden, was built in 2009 and can be considered as one of the buildings that have opened the way to the “Demand-Controlled Ventilation” (DCV) technology.…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

June 18, 2014
France

Habitat Développement Local (HDL) in Besançon

Habitat Développement Local (HDL) is located in Besançon, France. The office building has an area of 2,036 m², and it was completed in 2008. The building was renovated into passive…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

June 12, 2014
Sweden

Bengt Dahlgren in Gothenburg

The office building Bengt Dahlgren in Gothenburg, Sweden was finished in 2009, and it has an area of 4,113 m². The building was designed and built to be energy-efficient, cost-efficient…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova