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Passive House / Karawitz Architecture

  • 01:00 - 28 October, 2010
Passive House / Karawitz Architecture
Passive House / Karawitz Architecture, ©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz
©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz

©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz ©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz ©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz ©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz +33

From the architect. Aesthetically, this house is a sculptural and abstract replica of a traditional house.  The design by Karawitz Architecture reveals a double faced site sensitive house that is closed on the North to limit energy loss and opened on the South to take benefit of free sunshine.

©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz
©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz

This project was labeled the best performance low consumption house in France and the first house in the parisian region to receive the european labeled certification PHI "Passiv Haus Institut".

©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz
©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz

Photographs and drawings of the Passive House after the break.

©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz
©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz

An openworked second skin in non-treated bamboo envelops the skeleton made of massive wood panels. This coating, that becomes grey with time, has been inspired from the typical barns in this region.

©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz
©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz

It covers the windows on the North and continues on to the roof. Identical shutters that cover the large picture windows on the South, create light and shadow during the day or night. Photovoltaic panels were also incorporated in to the program.

©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz
©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz

The foundation slab is the only element in concrete, the whole structure of the house is from assembling this very big panels of massive wood prefabricated in workshop.

©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz
©  Hervé Abbadie and Karawitz
Cite: "Passive House / Karawitz Architecture" 28 Oct 2010. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/84165/passive-house-karawitz-architecture/>
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33 Comments

Asmaa S. · December 01, 2014

The project looks really interesting ! Unfortunately, there is no technical section showing how the passiveness is achieved in the house. But that goes for most projects shown in Archdaily !

Lorraine ocampos · March 07, 2013

Will love to Know about Other Green proyects but for subtropical clima

Alejo Ferrari · March 06, 2012

http://t.co/nY3gexuP @Umano_Estudio @Alejo_Ferrari @Anxelota I love the wooden skin_Amo la piel de madera

Umano_Estudio · March 06, 2012

http://t.co/nY3gexuP @Umano_Estudio @Alejo_Ferrari @Anxelota I love the wooden skin_Amo la piel de madera

Suiteurbana · March 06, 2012

http://t.co/nY3gexuP @Umano_Estudio @Alejo_Ferrari @Anxelota I love the wooden skin_Amo la piel de madera

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s · November 12, 2010

FOA?

Paula · October 30, 2010

hermosa! muy buen proyecto, simple, amplio y sencillo.

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architec · October 29, 2010

love this passive concept... every houses should be designed with a greener concept in the future...

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eile · October 29, 2010

nice project! eventhough i´m getting a bit tired of this polished floating screed thing at the moment ..

Flick · October 28, 2010

Would love to know what this cost per square foot or square meter.

Booh · October 28, 2010

I love the house... but I totally wanna see the faces of the next family moving in... walking though... and then stopping at the chain mail shower curtain... Wonderful

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