BRE Passivhaus Competition

Julian Cowie Architects have submitted proposals for two semi-detached Passivhaus and Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4 dwellings as part of a BRE competition. The winning scheme will be built at the BRE innovation Parks in Watford and Scotland. The studio used the design process as an opportunity to research the Passivhaus methodology and how it could be used to provide an affordable method of delivering very low energy private and social housing.