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P Passivhaus i h Skyscraper: Elephant & Castle, London

David Nicholson-Cole Philip Oldfield

“The th “Th theory off skyscraper k d design i might, i ht in the future, be derived in part from the ethic of energy conservation.” Ken Yeang, ‘The Skyscraper Bioclimatically Considered’

What is ‘Passivhaus’? A construction t ti standard t d d where h th thermall comfort f t iis achieved hi d tto a maximum i extent through passive measures – insulation, heat recovery, passive use of solar energy and internal heat sources Heating and cooling requirements of less than 15 kWh/(m²a)

What is ‘Passivhaus’?

Challenge To integrate g sustainability y and Passivhaus p principles p with innovative and contextual tall building design





F t + Partners Foster P t

Ken Yeang

MAKE Architects A hit t

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Alli & M Allies Morrison i





Previously: Manhattan Sky Podium

Previously: Stacked Sunspaces

Previously: Green Canyons


Support Tutorial Team • Ken Shuttleworth, Make Architects • Dirk Krolikowski, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners • Lucasz Platkowski, Gensler • Ivan Jovanovic, BDSP • Chris Gaylord y , CABE • Nick Grant, The Passivhaus Institute • Steve Fernandes, Arup and others….

Further information Examples of previous work: Project blog: Contact: /

London Passive Skyscraper  

Proposal to students Spring 2012

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