Architectural Quality of Low Energy Houses

Michael Lauring, Rob Marsh

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    Abstract

    This paper expounds a systematic vocabulary concerning architectural quality in houses in general and low energy houses in particular. The vocabulary consists of nine themes. Inside each theme, examples are given of how to achieve both architectural quality and good environmental performance. The purpose is to provide a useful tool for communication and argumentation in order to further integrated design of houses with good architecture and good environmental performance. 

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPassivhus Norden 2008 Conference Proceedings : Den første nordiske passivhuskonferanse
    PublisherSINTEF
    Publication date2008
    Pages126-133
    ISBN (Print)978-82-90122-33-6
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    EventPassivhus Norden 2008 - Trondheim, Norway
    Duration: 2 Apr 20083 Apr 2008
    Conference number: 1

    Conference

    ConferencePassivhus Norden 2008
    Number1
    CountryNorway
    CityTrondheim
    Period02/04/200803/04/2008

    Keywords

    • Architectural quality
    • low energy houses
    • passive house

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