October 16, 2019

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 hall and it offers students common space, a kitchen, and a billiard room. Construction materials include enhanced wood framing and structural insulated panel systems. Designed […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 21, 2015

Elementary art school in Holice

The 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…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 16, 2015

Enterprise Centre in Norwich

Enterprise Centre in Norwich built in 2015 is a commercial building aiming to achieve BREEAM Outstanding and passive house certifications designed by Architype. The total area is 3,400 m², and…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

August 11, 2015

Passive house School Högåsskolan in Knivsta

A new passive house school Högåsskolan in Knivsta in Sweden is located about 50 km from Stockholm in Sweden. The architect´s company designing the school was the Archus Architects, Margareta…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

August 10, 2015

Kv. Granen in Norrköping

In Norrköping, the main argument was the energy-saving in a residential building with apartments built in 1971 and refurbished in 2014. The KV. Granen in Norrköping consists of 5 staircases…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 8, 2014

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

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June 30, 2014

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

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