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The energy-saving, social housing revolution > Passivhaus wins architecture prize

  • by JW

It is possible to produce good quality social housing – which also ticks all the green boxes – as featured on these news pages:

The energy-saving, social housing revolution > Passivhaus for the mass market


And now this sort of housing – and one project in particular – has been recognised, with a huge amount of media interest:


BBC News
An eco-friendly council estate in Norwich has scooped this year’s prestigious Riba Stirling Prize for architecture. The Royal Institute of British …
Few awards have us on the edge of our seat like the RIBA Stirling Prize. The annual gong, given out by the renowned British institute, is one of …
The Architect’s Newspaper
The 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize has gone to a collection of 100 houses in Norwich, U.K. The low-energy homes on Goldsmith Street were …

This is a passive house:


Passive House Explained in 90 Seconds