Building Concept

Passive house Wijtschate - 10/2004. Arch. Denc!-studio Source: Passivehuis-Platform vzw
Passive house Wijtschate - 10/2004. Arch. Denc!-studio Source: Passivehuis-Platform vzw
  • Compact building form will have less external surface areas for heat loss.
  • South facing glazed surfaces should be maximised. East, West, North facing glazing should be optimal to provide day light.
  • Minimise possible shading from railings, balconies, roof overhangs, etc.)
  • Concentrate service zones (e.g., bathrooms above or adjacent to kitchens).
  • Leave room for ventilation ducts.
  • Separate basement (if any), airtight and free of heat bridges.