Sulgrave Gardens Passivhaus

Cartwright Pickard, London, 2013

 

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Housing development developed as an exemplar model for the application of the Passivhaus standard in the UK

The scheme is arranged in four blocks that comprises 30 family homes; a mix of typologies and tenures.

A vertical rhythm along the brick terrace, aims to maintain the height and echo the richness of fenestration pattern and layering commonly associated with Victorian domestic architecture.

The design incorporates sufficient plant space to accommodate the ventilation units and duct runs and designing a heating system which can meet both the high instantaneous domestic hot water load and the very low space heating demand without boiler cycling.

The landscaping unifies the four buildings and has been designed to be high quality yet low maintenance. The external areas have been designed to encourage sociability and informal play.

Data

  • Begun: Sep 2011
  • Completed: Sep 2013
  • Floor area: 2,855m2
  • Sector: Residential
  • Total cost: £5.3M
  • Procurement: PPC 2000
  • CO2 Emissions: 11.44kg/m2/year
  • Address: 49-68 Sulgrave Gardens , London, W6 7RA, United Kingdom

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