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 zero energy office buildings are achievable in near future. The building, which was designed by Arte Charpentier Architects, also produces six times fewer greenhouse gas […]


October 15, 2014

30 St Mary Axe in London

Location: London, United Kingdom Area: 47,950 m² Year of completion: 2003 Purpose:  widely known informally as The Gherkin and previously as the headquarters of Swiss Re Building Awards: 2004 RIBA Stirling…


June 30, 2014

Väla Gård in Helsingborg

Location: Helsingborg, Sweden Area: 1,750 m² (2 buildings out of total 5 buildings) Year of completion: 2013 (2 out of 5 buildings) Purpose: office spaces and conference rooms Awards: Skåne Solar…


June 18, 2014

Habitat Développement Local (HDL) in Besançon

Location: Besançon, France Area: 2,036 m² Year of completion: 2008 Purpose: office spaces Awards: Passive house   News by Petra Vladykova (link here)   Images by Pascal Valladont


June 12, 2014

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 with the aim to…


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June 11, 2014

GPP Business Park in Katowice

GPP Businees Park in Katowice, Poland is also known as Goeppert-Mayer office building, named after a Nobel laureate. The business park consists of four buildings with area of  7,800 m²…


May 16, 2014

Engelsons in Falkenberg

The Engelsons office-retail building with area of 2,203 m² built in 2009 in Falkenberg in Sweden could be considered as a multi-functional building with the indoor climate conditions controlled by…