Passivhaus

The inconspicuous ‘Covert House’ in London stays true to its name

What if one has to build a substantially large family house inside the confines of a well known¬†conservation area without bothering the neighbors? Well, according to London-based architecture firm DSDHA, the solution is to 'go covert' - as aptly demonstrated by their so-named Covert House. Situated in the middle of the conserved Clapham Old Town,…


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Cairo’s Gate Residence: A grandiosely conceived ‘collective’ hub of green technology

Mixed-use complexes are nothing new in the field of contemporary architecture, with their combined usage patterns encompassing residential as well as commercial spaces. However, Cairo's Gate Residence, designed by Vincent Callebaut Architectures (VCA), is not only about its circulation and habitable ambit; the grand building will also boast of a flurry of green technologies fused…


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