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Geelen Counterflow – Haelen, Netherlands

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Building name: Geelen Counterflow
Location: Haelen, The Netherlands
Design Architect: Architecten En Bouwmeesters
Landscape Architect: Natuur bij huis
Structural Engineer: Adviesbureau Lüning
Electrical Consultant: Electro Duyckers
Construction Manager: Wagemans Bouwadvies
Ecological Consultant: Laneco
Size: 2800 sqm (24757 sqft)
Completion: 2017

AE interest: Highest ever BREEAM score of 99.94%. It is an office building with a canteen that generates 50% more energy with it’s solar panels than it uses. Mass-timber without adhesives used for structure. Utilizes LED lighting controlled by presence, rain water storage, solar heat collectors, triple glazed windows, Rubber floors, an Ecological Garden, and many other environmental features.

 

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Written by Matt Harshman

October 31, 2017 at 12:38 pm

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E+Townhouses – Boston, Massachusetts

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Building name: Roxbury E+
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Design Architect: Interface Studio Architects (ISA)
Architect of Record: Urbanica Design
Structural Engineer: DM Berg Consultants, PC
M+E Engineer: Engineering Design Build, Inc
Construction Manager: Urbanica Construction
Size: 7883.0 sqf
Completion: 2013

AE interest: LEED Platinum. Affordable sustainable housing design, net positive energy houses (produce more energy than they consume), wood frame, Use of orientation and angled roof to maximize photo-voltaic panels. Use of passive ventilation, energy star appliances, heavy insulation and high efficiency HRVs (Heat Recovery Ventilator).

Interface Studio Architects – Roxbury E+

Written by Matt Harshman

October 31, 2017 at 12:38 pm

Posted in Built