Affordable sustainable mini-home designed in 2014 by Leth & Gory situated in Nyborg, Denmark.

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Description by Leth & Gory LETH & GORI’s Brick House is a undertaking that creates innovation by reinventing historical past. By revisiting supplies and options from historic homes which have confirmed to be strong and have an extended life span a brand new sort of up to date sustainable home is created. Brick House is a part of a improvement venture titled Mini-CO2 homes initiated by the philanthropic basis Realdania. The objective of Realdania’s venture is to develop reasonably priced sustainable homes with a low CO2 footprint. A complete of six homes have been constructed on a website in Nyborg Denmark. Each home with a unique strategy to how CO2 discount might be achieved for instance by specializing in supplies and constructing methods or by specializing in aiding the inhabitants to scale back CO2. A lengthy dwelling home Brick House has two important goals; to create a home which is upkeep free for 50 years; and to create a home with a life span of minimal one hundred fifty years. Reducing complexity Brick House is predicated on a imaginative and prescient of a home that’s alive and may breathe. This imaginative and prescient is realised by decreasing the wall development of the home to at least one materials; clay. By utilizing clay blocks and bricks a strong and homogeneous and to begin with easy outer wall is created. This outer wall is diffusion-open thus permitting the constructing to breathe identical to the normal strong brick homes which have confirmed to final. In addition the discount to at least one wall materials reduces the variety of joints between totally different supplies and the potential constructing errors that these joints historically causes. The strong brick partitions end in a strong and wholesome home with an extended lifespan, good indoor local weather and low upkeep. Revisiting historical past Brick House rediscovers information and methods from conventional brick homes in Denmark. Especially the homes from the period of the National Association for Better Building Traditions Bedre Byggeskik from the start of the 20’est century has served as examples. As the identify suggests these homes have a robust give attention to creating buildings which are constructed nicely with good technical options, craftsmanship and supplies. Brick House makes use of the identical rules to construct a up to date house with an extended life span thus adapting the most effective of historic buildings however on the similar time integrating new information and methods. The result’s a home that radiates qualities of structure and craftsmanship. Visit Leth & Gory

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