With Old Holloway Cottage, located in rural Herefordshire, architect Juraj Mikurcik and his wife Joyce have lovingly crafted a beautiful-yetsimple passive home.
The home of a local passive house builder, this super low energy home in County Mayo is inspired by traditional building forms in the west of Ireland.
This issue features a five-storey townhouse in New York, which became the first ‘passive house plus’ project in the US, and a passive house certified scheme of 138 apartments in Munich.
The Deerings, a large new certified passive house in the Hertfordshire village of Harpenden, is the stunning result of meticulous attention to design, energy efficiency and ecological materials
Taking its cues from the original historic almshouse on site, St John’s Lichfield chose to build their new sheltered housing development for older persons to the passive house standard as part of high-quality design that emphasised community, calm and comfort.
A new family home in County Armagh blends together a traditional, clustered farmhouse style and a modern aesthetic so seamlessly, you would never even guess it’s a certified passive house
Choosing newly-harvested green oak — which shrinks and moves as it dries —for the millimetre-precise demands of passive house construction was a bold move by Phil Garnett and his wife Yvonne, but one that ultimately gave them one of the most unique and ground-breaking passive homes in the UK.