To celebrate the end of an eventful year, our team travelled to Bordeaux. There, we had the opportunity to » experiment » our collaboration with Meininger for the eponymous hotel, but also to visit inspiring projects, exchange views on the past year and map out future prospects and challenges. A moment of reflection and celebration at the very heart of architecture.
11 years of feedback, consumption and temperature readings have demonstrated the reliability of PHPP (Passive House Planning Package) « Passive Building » calculations. Summer and winter alike, the comfort of this completely renovated house is maintained, and energy consumption is below calculated forecasts. Over 400 participants attended the presentation of the results during a webinar organized by La Maison Passive France.
The agency was recognized with two finalist projects for the Prix National de la Construction Bois. The Maison Perchée in Normandy and the Maison Villerez in the Paris region were praised for their originality, highlighting the versatility and advantages of the use of wood in contemporary construction. We are delighted that our commitment to wooden architecture has been recognized and rewarded.
In his new book, Bamboo Contemporary, architectural historian and researcher William Richards retraces the use of bamboo, a sustainable material that rivals metal in strength, in contemporary ecological architecture.
The Bamboo House by KARAWITZ is one of the selected projects, « projects steeped in history and modernity, reconciling sustainability and ingenuity ».
As part of the Journées Nationales de l’Architecture, the PNR (Parc National Régional) de Chevreuse organized a visit to Rénopassive.