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Project • By Hemsworth ArchitectureOffices

BC Passive House

Completed in 2014, the BC Passive House factory is an ‘all wood construction’ demonstration project. The building was the vision of a company dedicated to the concept of truly sustainable construction methodologies, typified by the intern... More

Project • By Piraccini + Potente ArchitetturaPrivate Houses

Casa Studio Passive House

The project involves the renovation of an existing building through the Passive House international protocol, issued by the Passivhaus institute in Darmstadt (D); it is the highest scientific reference for sustainable energy-efficient constructions c... More

Project • By Miller & Maranta Offices

Office Building in Hamburger Bahnhof

The office building at Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin mediates between two different urbanistic moods along the Hohenzollern canal. The elongated building volume develops a specific face to the city on each of the two long sides.   The deep revea... More

Project • By Jackson Clements Burrows Pty. Ltd.Universities

Gillies Hall

Peninsula campus is the third largest of Monash’s urban campuses, and comprises the University’s major presence in the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula region.   Gillies Hall provides 150 self-contained studio student apartments... More

Project • By Of PossiblePrivate Houses

Berkshire Residence

A marriage of poetry, building science, and memories of a siteConstruction has completed on a 3,600 sq.ft. contemporary home in Sheffield, Massachusetts, designed by Vincent Appel / Of Possible and built by Kent Hicks Construction. The home is a marr... More

Project • By Sehw ArchitekturPrimary Schools

Jungfernsee Elementary School

New pedagogy and new architecture   While teacher-centred teaching, conformity and confinement still prevailed in the classroom of Wilhelm Busch's Master Lämpel, today the focus is on flexibly usable spatial concepts and informal learning... More

Project • By Tennent Brown ArchitectsPrivate Houses

Ar Hā Retreat

The Aro Hā Retreat is a yoga and wilderness retreat at the head of Lake Wakatipu with a vision to create a community space that fosters the connection between nature, wellness and humanities’ need for transition to a regenerative existence. &n... More

Project • By Baxt Ingui Architects, P.C.Private Houses

Brooklyn Heights Passive Townhouse

The owner of this home envisioned a beautiful but comfortable single family home that could last for generations and facilitate their busy lifestyle. They wanted open spaces that connected and communicated well with each other where the interior and... More

Project • By Leonardo LlamasApartments

Colón 11

The project in question is a rehabilitation of an old known hotel in the center of the city of Vigo, the Hotel Galicia. It consists of eight luxury homes, three of 226m2, four of 166m2 and one of more than 320m2, and which also has semi-automatic par... More

Project • By COULSONPrivate Houses

Pays d’en Haut

Climbing the ridge of ancient ledge rock and gazing across Lake Superior, one’s heart is filled with a fierce joy.  It is the irresistible pleasure of the wild and far horizons that gives an expansiveness to the soul and a sense of uncount... More

Project • By Robert Arlt ArchitectPrivate Houses


A housing grant from the from the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) was obtained for the purpose of designing a single family, “case study house for the 21st century,” capable of meeting the high performance Passive H... More

Project • By Condon Scott Architects LtdPrivate Houses

Kirimoko Tiny House

This small house, inspired by a cycle trip and a life lived out of panniers, is defined by a simple gable form and a sturdy black rain screen. The compact 30 square metre one-bedroom home utilises cleverly crafted spatial devices to pack a lot of pun... More

Project • By LEAPfactoryPrivate Houses

Build For a Beautiful Future

Construction with an eye on tomorrow. Sustainability, well-being and contemporary design find a home thanks to a new type of building. Leap develops Made in Italy systems for customised housing that are more efficient, safe and inviting. Designed... More

Project • By Snegiri ArchitectsPrivate Houses

Hill House

One of this project’s most significant characteristics is its full integration into environment – we sufficed in keeping existing trees on construction site, and minimally noticeable building does not surpass the landscape, becoming its o... More

Project • By Street Monkey ArchitectsPrivate Houses

PULKABACKEN (the sled hill)

Constructed with prefabricated steel and concrete modules this 200m2 home is built on a steeply sloping site in an island suburb of Stockholm. Because of the sloping site and the close proximity of the neighbors we chose to camouflage this rather lar... More