12 of July 2012, architecture students from Cluj visiting.
Study for the extension of a familiy home. The proposed extension is thought of as an independent building.
Natural slate floor in the living room. The living room is oriented towards the south and has large glazed surfaces which allow the incidence of solar radiation, thus providing suplimentary thermal energy (greenhouse effect) during the winter months when the sun is lower in [...]
Most people build as they live – as a matter of routine and senseless accident. But few understand that building is a great symbol. We live in our minds, and existence is [...]
Why does modern design tend to look so harsh and feel so unhospitable?
by Michael Mehaffy and Nikos A. Salingaros
Building the roof of a prefabricated woodenframe house (platform framing). The facade will be closed with a vertical board and batten cladding. The yearly energy demand of the house will be less than 50kWh/sqm/year, complying to the german Niedrigenergiehaus standard. A standard construction built to [...]