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January 31, 2020

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 NYC in more than 30 years. The building has eight floors with 68 housing units and on the ground floor is a pre-school. Shared spaces […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

March 16, 2016

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

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

August 27, 2015

Royal Danish Opera House in Copenhagen

The Royal Playhouse was finished in February 2008 and had its grand opening on 16 February 2008, with the premiere of “Hamlet”. The construction started in October 2004, giving a…...

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

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Single and double family houses in Greenland

This case study describes a set of single and double family houses built in Greenland in the first half of the 20th century. 1.Type 18D (single and double family house)…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

October 15, 2014

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