Deep retrofits are the way forward #ClimateEmergency #Passivhaus #EnerPHit #ArchitectsDeclareIE

Currently Ireland is midway in #ScienceWeek: Science Week refers to series of science-related events for the general public which are held in a specific countries during a designated week of the year. The aim of such science weeks is to Read More …

Architect? Use your skills in the #ClimateEmergency #IrishArchitectsDeclare

I saw this excellent leaflet given out at the recent RIAI conference (think by the Irish Green Building Council ?) and thought it best to share the ways Architects can use their skills in the #Climate Emergency. You can also Read More …

#Passivhaus is all about comfort : empirical as well as theoretical analysis (inspired by @MarkSiddallRIBA)

When designing and building a Passivhaus we use the PHPP software from The Passive House Institute. The goal is for the design and resulting construction to meet the Passivhaus criteria. The house below is nearing construction in County Mayo where Read More …

IRISH ARCHITECTS DECLARE CLIMATE & BIODIVERSITY EMERGENCY

Architects Declare Ireland is calling on registered architects to sign a declaration acknowledging the twin crises of climate breakdown and biodiversity loss as the most serious issue of our time. A group of Irish architects has declared a climate and biodiversity Read More …