Passive Homes Heat Up Around the World
Passive design is architectural design that eliminates the need for mechanical heating and cooling of a building through the use of smart, time-tested heating
The Reno Coach Passive House Project in Toronto
This Blog is about the design and building of one of the first Passive House projects in Toronto. We are converting a 60 year old Bungalow in to a 2 storey House with a 2 nd suite. Using all the design aspects of the German standard for a Passive House.
Fantastic Deconstructed Geodesic Dome Is Built With Local and Recycled Wood
Two Danish architects make a statement for the future of housing with a dome that pushes the limits on form.
Cost-Effective Passive Solar Design - GreenBuildingAdvisor
Orient your house properly, include an adequate amount of south-facing glazing protected by roof overhangs, and include some interior thermal mass
Passive solar house plans – Higher comfort and less energy | Deavita
We will show you modern passive solar house plans which is one of the trends in house architecture focused at maximizing the energy from the sun
RainShine House, Decatur, Ga.
As an exercise in green design, this LEED Platinum–certified house puts a check in every column: passive solar, active solar, rainwater collection, natural daylighting and ventilation, energy-efficient electrical and mechanical systems, resource-conserving materials, a tight building envelope, low-VOC finishes, and no-irrigation landscaping. What got the attention of our judges, though, was that its environmental ethos also yields a thoroughly pleasing aesthetic experience.
A Garden Wrapped House in Belgium recently featured on Inhabitat. Yes it is big and fancy and a poster child for mistakes in passive solar design, but the 3-sided green wrapping was what struck me
The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia's Brilliant, Passively Sun-Aware Endesa Pavilion - Core77
Last November an odd-looking wooden structure went up at the Olympic Port in Barcelona. Called the Endesa Pavilion, or Solar House 2.0, it was designed by the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia, a Spanish education and research center. The Pavilion was ingeniously designed and sited for the exact position...
Passive House is usually discussed in terms of energy efficiency and thermal comfort, but water efficiency and other natural resource efficiencies ought to be integral to design and living. contemporary exterior by Feldman Architecture, Inc.
Spain's First Certified Passive House Cuts Energy Use by 90%
Architect Josep Bunyesc built Spain's first certified passive house (PHPP) two years ago, he built his own family home.
Passive Solar Dome House a Smart Design by Susan DeFreitas It harvests solar energy in the winter, when you need it, and shrugs it off in the summer, when you don’t. It stands strong and steady during earthquakes. And it floods its inhabitants with sunlight, allowing them to “blossom.” Can you tell we’ve got a little thing for David Fanchon’s eco-friendly Pearl dome house?
Super Modern Passive Solar House With Bright Glass Walls
Passive solar design might sound like a complicated architectural technique, but it only takes common sense and a willingness to let nature guide a building's
Passive House Retreat - LEED Gold Certified — ZeroEnergy Design - Boston Green Home Architect | Passive House & Net Zero Energy
This LEED Gold certified small green home was designed in alignment with the Passive House standard, and offers exceptional functionality within a compact footprint.
The Courtyard House Battles Extreme Heat With Passive Strategies In India
The Courtyard House relies on passive cooling strategies and natural daylighting to battle the extreme heat in India.