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Sustainable Prefab Haus W by Kraus Schonberg Architects

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Haus W is a creation of Kraus Schonberg Architects . It is an affordable prefab house with sustainable design applied, for  a young couple and their two children. Utilizing the earth’s stable temperature, this sustainable building design may provide low energy needs. The clients need a house with connected space feeling, also offer individual freedom to the occupants. The sustainable [...]




 

 

Haus W is a creation of Kraus Schonberg Architects . It is an affordable prefab house with sustainable design applied, for  a young couple and their two children. Utilizing the earth’s stable temperature, this sustainable building design may provide low energy needs.

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The clients need a house with connected space feeling, also offer individual freedom to the occupants. The sustainable architecture building consists of two levels, where each level has its own height, depends on its function. The ground level is sunken into the earth with glassing windows are provided to create a direct view connection to the garden. This construction may provide good moderation of the indoor temperature as the earth’s temperature is relatively stable. The ground level houses  a large open floor plan kitchen, living, dining, and storage space. The upper level is used for private areas, such as bedrooms, bathrooms and the children’s rooms. All of these spaces are organized with different height, without any partitions.

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This sustainable construction was built by using sustainable building materials. Recyclable CNC-cut timber panels were used as the walls and floors of the upper level. This material also provide insulation for the rooms and  good cost-effective building solution. This also provide some good things, such as they constitute the finish, define spaces and functions, and create a comfortable internal environment. Geothermal energy is used as an alternative energy source, especially for heating and cooling. The  energy rating of this house is 59.8kWh/m2a.

Sustainable Design of Haus W 4 Sustainable Prefab Haus W by Kraus Schonberg Architects

This eco construction took 4 months to be finished and it is now £200,000. This house was also named as the Winner of the 2009 German Timber Awards.

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