31 Jul '18, 6pm

Passivhaus Trust announces nominees for ‘the Oscars for building performance' https://t.co/KarNAibMYG

Passivhaus Trust announces nominees for ‘the Oscars for building performance' https://t.co/KarNAibMYG

Let's hope that unlike the Oscars, they make the right choices and open the right envelopes. The UK Passivhaus Trust has just announced its short list for the 2018 UK Passivhaus awards , to be given out in October. They start their press release with the claim that the awards are “Often dubbed ‘the Oscars for building performance’” I certainly hope not, because the Oscars have been getting it wrong since How Green Was My Valley beat Citizen Kane in 1941. Nonetheless it is a fun analogy, and they include two of this TreeHugger’s favourite projects anywhere anytime, which we have previously covered: Carrowbreck Meadow © Jefferson Smith/ Hamson Barron Smith 2018 UK Passivhaus Awards Finalist in the Large Residential category. Carrowbreck Meadow is a development of 14 Passivhaus homes. The design response is a contemporary rendition of a Norfolk vernacular – defined by several...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/green-architecture/passivhaus-...

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