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Sustainable Design of Silvervillan by Sjöberg & Thermé

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 31, 2012 05:43 PM
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by esuryono last modified May 30, 2012

Silvervillan is a green architecture house, designed by Sjöberg & Thermé, located in an environmental friendly area in Sweden, which is dedicated for  local organic farming, and local production of bread, cheese, and fruit juices. A lot of sustainable features were used to provide a high sustainability for this house. This eco construction was built to provide [...]




 

 

Silvervillan is a green architecture house, designed by Sjöberg & Thermé, located in an environmental friendly area in Sweden, which is dedicated for  local organic farming, and local production of bread, cheese, and fruit juices. A lot of sustainable features were used to provide a high sustainability for this house.

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This eco construction was built to provide a house with minimal heat loss, comfortable and balanced temperature along the year, even in an extreme weather, without increasing energy bills. The design is purposed to provide high performance envelope which will provide minimal heat loss and heat gain.

This sustainable architecture building was built with  2 separated frames for the walls. The insulation for the wall is 45 cm cellulose insulation, while for the ceiling / roof is 60 cm. This house is also completed with healthy ventilation system which is claimed good for people with asthma and allergy. Natural daylighting is provided also. The alternative energy from sun is used for heating.

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This sustainable home has an open floor plan living/dining/kitchen area on the ground floor, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Its exterior facades is made from pinewood, finished with the same color of weather stained old houses in the northern part of Sweden. The entrance is made from a glass part, supported with privacy wall.

This eco friendly construction may provide only  6,500 kWh/yr energy use, compared to  the US average of 11,496 kWh/yr.

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