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 and cooling strategies such as natural ventilation, solar heat gain and solar shading and efficient
The Reno Coach Passive House Project in Toronto
"WHO says a Passive house has to be fun and boring? It can be fun, too!" The Master on suite will feature a sunken Tub overlooking the back yard and a Wall hung toilet. The custom shower will have a sunken floor as well with a build in bench and some niches for storage with frame less glass enclosure. Sunken Tub Wall Hung Toilet Sunken Shower base
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.
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
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
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.
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...
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.
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 design. The Otake House, designed by Japanese firm Suppose Design Office, is a perfect example of a home built with passive solar design ...
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.