29 Oct '14, 1pm

Prefab Passive-Solar House is Topped by a Striking Sawtooth Roof in Belgium

Prefab Passive-Solar House is Topped by a Striking Sawtooth Roof in Belgium

Antwerp-based architecture and urban design firm HUB designed a passive-solar house for Ms. Skatchkoff, a "plucky though somewhat elderly" resident in Kortrijk, Belgium . Titled the Passive House Skatchkoff, the prefab wooden structure is topped by a striking sawtooth roof in reference to the local textile industry. The angle and orientation of the sculptural roof also helps to capture passive solar heat from the south.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/prefab-passive-solar-house-is-topped...

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