Passivhaus Affiliate

Member of the month: October 2015

Patron member Architype are PHT member of the month!

Architype, are an architecture studio with a specialism in Passivhaus design across multiple sectors. Crowned the Architects Journal Top 120 Architects Sustainable Practice of the Year 2015. It was the practices overall commitment and approach to sustainability, including social and economic aspects as well as the environmental and Passivhaus credentials that clinched the award.

Architype had a great presence at the 2015 UK Passivhaus conference in London. Managing Director, Jonathan Hines, was this year’s chair. He was also a speaker  at the North American Passivhaus Conference in Vancouver this October.

They have been involved in a number of pioneering Passivhaus projects, and have some interesting schemes in the pipeline, such as:

UEA Enterprise Centre HARC

Over the year, the practice rolled out a series of seminars, titled ‘Passivhaus Uncovered,’ which describes their approach to Passivhaus, sharing stories of past and present Passivhaus projects and lessons learned. Opinions came from a compelling list of invited speakers, from project managers and contractors who have worked with the practice, to the clients themselves. 


Find out how to become member of the month and feature in our monthly newsletter here.

The Trust have a number of research projects in the pipeline, and host a number of informative Passivhaus events throughout the year. To become involved and help support the UK Passivhaus efforts, take advantage of our membership benefits. If you are already a member, it is easy to upgrade to Patron privileges.


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30th October 2015

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