måndag 14 juni 2010

Japan Get's Its First Passive House | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World

This simple yet elegant home by Key Architects is not just an intriguing example of modern Japanese design — it’s also is the first certified Passive House in Japan. Simplicity has its rewards, and when the Passive House standard is synthesized with Japan’s refined building sensibility the result is a powerful combination that can move green building to a new level. This ultra-efficient house is a far cry from traditional Japanese housing, which used thin wall construction and single-pane windows, which even today is still quit typical.

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