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Max Fordham House prototypes thermal shutters

Max Fordham House prototypes thermal shutters

Designed and built by PHT members bere:architects, Max Fordham and Bow Tie Construction the urban infill scheme features newly developed insulated and automated shutters which Max Fordham hopes will become an energy efficiency solution for future retrofit and low-cost housing projects.

18th April 2019

Green light for custom-build Passivhaus at Hunshelf Park

Green light for custom-build Passivhaus at Hunshelf Park

Planning has recently been won for a terrace of 10 new affordable custom-build homes aiming for the Passivhaus standard in Stocksbridge, Sheffield by PHT member Paul Testa Architecture.

9th April 2019

Several Passivhaus finalists in RIBA Regional Awards

Several Passivhaus finalists in RIBA Regional Awards

The shortlists for the coveted RIBA Regional Awards have been revealed and we are extremely pleased to see some Passivhaus projects recognised.

28th March 2019

Embedding Passivhaus into the zero carbon agenda

Embedding Passivhaus into the zero carbon agenda

We believe that Zero Carbon is only possible if you get fabric performance down to Passivhaus levels - as investigated in our paper 'Passivhaus, the route to Zero Carbon?'

15th March 2019

Students develop Passivhaus designs

Students develop Passivhaus designs

Oxford Brookes students are developing Passivhaus designs for a site in Milan, as part of the 2019 Passivhaus Student Competition, sponsored by Tarmac.

11th March 2019

Passivhaus massivhaus: child's play at Sutton Secondary

Passivhaus massivhaus: child's play at Sutton Secondary

Sutton Secondary is another Passivhaus school designed by PHT Patron Architype - and this one promises to be bigger & better than any of its predecessors!

28th February 2019

Passivhaus developments in Scotland

Passivhaus developments in Scotland

There are some exciting Passivhaus schemes at various stages bubbling up in Scotland.

20th February 2019

Ringmer Passivhaus receives certification

Ringmer Passivhaus receives certification

This self-build three-bedroom dwelling is a replacement of an existing equestrian barn in East Sussex.

15th February 2019

St Sidwell's Point targets world first

St Sidwell's Point targets world first

The flagship in Exeter City Council's regenerating city centre masterplan is a pioneering Passivhaus Leisure Centre - aiming for certification and set to become a world first.

15th February 2019

Passivhaus winners at 2019 CIBSE Awards

Passivhaus winners at 2019 CIBSE Awards

It's no surprise that Passivhaus projects & teams are winning at an awards ceremony dedicated to celebrating building performance

14th February 2019