Passive Houses: Energy Efficient Homes

Overview

The trend towards environmental awareness is decisively influencing the way we live our lives. As Passive Houses have been conceptualized and became part of our collective consciousness, architecture stands at the forefront of an emerging modern eco-friendly lifestyle.

Taken back to basics, passive house architecture satisfies the desire to reduce the use of external primary energy. Depending on the climatic conditions, the utilization of different technologies, methods, and ...

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Overview

The trend towards environmental awareness is decisively influencing the way we live our lives. As Passive Houses have been conceptualized and became part of our collective consciousness, architecture stands at the forefront of an emerging modern eco-friendly lifestyle.

Taken back to basics, passive house architecture satisfies the desire to reduce the use of external primary energy. Depending on the climatic conditions, the utilization of different technologies, methods, and interventions is required, presenting a variety of challenges to the architects. This monograph portrays about 60 single family homes from across the world that showcase the great variety of exciting and at the same time sustainable architectural solutions.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783037681060
  • Publisher: Braun Publish,Csi
  • Publication date: 2/16/2012
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 884,353
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 8

Eyelid House South Yara: Fiona Winzar Architects 12

Libeskind Villa: Studio Daniel Libeskind 16

Geometric Wisconsin House: Shane Black Design 20

Ty Pren Residence: Feilden Fowles 24

Red Box: Jeremy Levine Design 28

The Ellis Residence: Coates Design Architects 32

(X) Villa: *Multiplicities 36

Enngisteinstrasse Residence: Halle 58 Architekten 40

Danish Smart Eco House: Valbæk Brørup Arkitekter 44

Hof: Studio Granda 48

Villa Langenkamp: Langenkamp.dk architects 52

Bersch Passive House: Kark Miller 56

Maison Passive, 95: Karawitz Architecture 60

Three Trees: Jeremy Levine Design 64

Palmwood House: Undercurrent architects 68

Tree House: Sander Architects 72

HA08: Patrick Schiller Architektur 76

Villa Nyberg: Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture 80

Konkol Residence: TE Studio 84

Passive House Kamakura: Key Architects 88

Minergie Family Home: Schwarz & Schwarz Architekten 92

House Annen: Architekten Stein Hemmes Wirtz 96

Standard House: KWK Promes 100

Hi'ilani EcoHouse: Studio RMA 104

Frame House: The marc boutin architectural collaborative 108

Prescott Passive House: Studio 804 112

The Camden Passive House: Bere: architects 116

Glass Townhouse: Sander Architects 120

The Skinny: Interface Studio Architects 124

Line House: Ziphouse/Ejje Lundgren 128

Passive House Gerasdorf: Abendroth Architekten 132

Passive House Vogel: Diethelm & Spillmann Architekten 136

Villa C: Langenkamp.dk architects 140

Leicester House: SPG Architects 144

The Larch House: Bere:architects 148

Iselisberg: Honegger Architekt 152

The Cape Schanck House: Paul Morgan Architects 156

Energy-Saving House in Frauenau: oberprillerarchitekten 160

Green-Eco-House: Fabi architekten 164

Maison Damico: Karawitz Architecture 168

Schwalbenstrasse Passive House: Honegger Architekt 172

Rimrock Ranch: Lloyd Russell 176

Residence for a Briard: Sander Architects 180

House by the Lake: m3 Architekten, Zurich 184

Urban Reserve 22: Vincent Snyder Architects 188

Orange Grove House: Fiona Winzar Architects 192

Passive House M: m3 architekten, Stuttgart 196

Birds Island: Graft 200

Justk: amunt - architekten martenson und nagel theissen 204

Plus Energy House in Kasel: Architekten Stein Hemmes Wirtz 208

Bridge House: Max Pritchard Architect 212

Zuber House: Peter Kuczia 216

House in Gerês: Graça Correia 220

Caterpillar House: Feldman Architecture 224

Passive House Mini115: Mario Handle 228

CO2 Saver House: Peter Kuczia 232

Index Architects 236

Index Places 238

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